Archive for April, 2008

So, really, when should I use the flash?

Tweet So you’ve just seen the most wonderful photo opportunity jump right out in front of you and scream to have it’s picture taken. The baby is just so cute, and it’s got this HUGE smile, and even has a little grin on it’s face. You grab your trusty camera, flip it on and start [...]


Point-and-shoot vs. Digital SLR

Tweet Regardless of the manufacturer you prefer, if you’ve been in the market for a new camera lately I’m sure you’ve had to sit down and ponder this question; point-and-shoot or DSLR? If you’re living in the United States like I am right now, you’ve probably got a little tax reimbursement burning a hole in [...]


DIY Photography – Cool Equipment and F/X on a Tight Budget

Tweet Do-It-Yourself, or DIY, is usually a term reserved for people who want to improve their home or avoid calling the plumber to fix the leaky faucet. But more and more, the term is used to refer to avid enthusiasts in a variety of fields who want to play with the big boys (or the [...]


Shooters beware: The risk of taking photos in a Post-9/11 world

Tweet The world is full of so many cameras in so many forms these days that there are bound to be those who misuse the technology. With the proliferation of camera phones and smaller and smaller point and shoot type cameras it is almost a guarantee that in any public gathering place there will be [...]


Shooting Invisible Light

Tweet Infrared Photography Ever seen those eerie looking photographs that look like regular black and white shots, but something just isn’t quite right? Or have you looked at Ansel Adams’ work before and wondered how he managed to capture such surreal and super contrasted photos? Welcome to the strange world of Infrared Photography. Infrared (IR) [...]


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