I don’t use flash very often and I especially don’t use it very often with wildlife but it is possible. For this image made with a Canon 1D MK II and Canon 500 f/4 lens, mounted on a tripod with gimbal head, I used a Canon flash with a Visual Echoes FX-1B “Better Beamer” Flash […]
I am fortunate to have several groups of wild horses and burros that live within a 20-minute drive of my home. They are one of my favorite subjects to photograph with the stark Nevada desert as a backdrop. While I did not own horses as a kid, I grew up around them and am very […]
A great way to challenge yourself and enhance your skills is to shoot some personal projects. Here is an opportunity to stretch your imagination. Building sets, buying props, coordinating wardrobe, scouting locations and casting talent are all part of the process of shooting your personal projects. When you apply all these things, your ideas will […]
While birds are everywhere, they are also hard to photograph because they are small, fast, nervous and oh yeah – because they can fly. If you can’t find them, you can’t photograph them. So I thought I’d write a post explaining how you might go about finding avian subjects. Great bird subjects inspire great bird […]
Subtitle 1 – You Can’t Pixel Peep Your Way To A Perfect Image Subtitle 2 – You Can Feel Your Way To A Photograph This post is long, and may seem to be all over the place, but stick with me – there’s a point to be made in here somewhere 🙂 Lately, I have […]
Join Photofocus’ Melissa Niu and wildlife photographer Moose Peterson about using tripods for long lenses and how they restrict camera movement.