Let’s paint a picture of Leah. Who is Leah? She is an intern in Kenya studying to be a safari guide. She helped our experienced guide during our entire safari last September and….
Sand Hill Crane – 5D Mark III, 420mm (300mm 2.8 II + 1.4X II TC), f/7.1, 1/500 sec. Although I primarily consider myself a travel photographer, I love the challenge of capturing wildlife in motion. There are so many variables that need to come together to create compelling wildlife images. Finding wildlife in the first […]
I admit that taking a close up of our first spring flowers is not quite the broad sweeping landscapes I usually like to shoot with my wide angle lens but it proves an important point. It proves that the extra $1,000 I spent on my new Carl Zeiss Distagon 21mm f/2.8 wide angle lens was […]
This post covers how well the Really Right Stuff MH-01 monopod head mounts to an CM-34 Induro monopod. Sure, I could have purchased the Really Right Stuff monopod for infallible design, quality and compatibility but I have heard good things about Induro and decided to give one a try. At about $150, the induro CM-34 […]
How many times have you taken a picture with or without a flash and the colors in the photo just did not look right? Were they too yellow (warm) or too blue (cool)? Every source of light in your photos, be it from the sun, a flash, or a light bulb, has an absolute temperature […]
I like keeping things nice and tidy. I have always been a little obsessive when organizing my stuff so I know where it is when I need it. My camera gear is no exception. I was feeling frustrated recently because every time I went out to shoot, I had to make sure I was not […]
You can see the rest of my camera gear here. I have learned my lesson and I am passing it on. When it comes to buying support for your camera, don’t be cheap. If you are, you will probably end up relegating it to the pile of other things in the closet you wish you […]