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How many megapixels are enough to make a quality print? This is a common question among a lot of digital photographers today. Many years ago buying a 6 megapixel camera seemed to be more than enough to meet any amateur photographers needs. Today, … [Read more]
I enjoy shaking things up on a regular basis. It keeps the boredom at bay. Although I have been guilty of wearing the same shirt too often. But hey, I’m a guy. But when it comes to photography, I’m all about trying new things. A few years ago it … [Read more]
A few days ago I touched on the subject of using a photograph to tell a story. I’m a big believer that a well crafted photo can tell a story in a single frame. However, in many cases it’s a series of well framed photographs that come together to … [Read more]
How many times have you dreamt about taking an African safari? In 2004, a friend and I summited Mt. Kilimanjaro and followed it up with a quick safari at the Ngorongoro Crater, part of the Serengeti ecosystem. I never really felt like I did the … [Read more]
I’ve fielded a few questions lately about image stabilization and if it is really worth it. In particular, this individual was looking at the Canon 70-200 (2.8) with image stabilization (I.S.). I.S. is extremely helpful in correcting for hand … [Read more]
When I was much younger one of my favorite things to do with my family was taking Sunday drives. We would load up in the station wagon and head out on some aimless cross county (yes, not country…county) trip in Northern Michigan. I would sit in … [Read more]