This is the third and final segment of how I photographed the eclipse. In this segment I will explain how a created the above composite image. During the eclipse I had two cameras photographing. One with a long lens to create the close ups of the eclipsed sun and one with a wide angle photographing […]
This is the second in a series of three articles about how to photograph an eclipse of the sun. This last week on October 14, 2023 there was a total Annular eclipse of the sun. It originated in Oregon and passed through the SW of the US, into Mexico and South America. I lead a
In this article, I will talk about what gear you need for a successful photo of the eclipse. There are two solar eclipses in North America in the next 7 months. The Annular Total Eclipse tracking from Oregon to New Mexico on Oct 14, and the Total Eclipse running from Mazatlán to Maine, April 8, 2024.
Nothing depicts the soul of a place better than the faces that occupy it. Travel and Street photography can be some of the most rewarding and interesting photographs that we can make. It does, however, take a special approach and way of thinking.
The Olympus OMD E-M1X My latest equipment addition is the Olympus E-M1X (not the latest version) and the accompanying lens the Olympus Zuiko 300mm f4 also purchased used. Those of you who know me know that for the last 5 years I’ve been shooting Fujifilm cameras. I love my Fuji gear. For what it is
This is the second posting in a series about the trip to Mexico that I am co-leading with John Gregor, March 20-29, 2022. After enjoying Alamos, Mexico, for three days, we drive two and a half hours to El Fuerte through rich farmlands. El Fuerte is the second Pueblo Magico, or magic city, we visit.
I am starting a short series about the trip I am co-leading with John Gregor to Mexico on March 20-29, 2022. This first part is about the city of Alamos, Mexico, where we will spend three nights after picking up our guests in Hermosillo. Alamos is a Pueblo Magico, or magic city, and is so
Sometimes the difference between getting an awesome image and throwing another one in the electronic trash-heap is a matter of millimeters. When photographing people, birds, or critters, one of the most important criteria is making sure that the focus is dead-on. This usually means the eyes are sharp, and as many of us have found
Lately I’ve been getting the question by people: “I thought a full-frame camera was better for landscape photography? You use an APS sized sensor camara—why?” Many of you have heard my reasoning for switching to Fujifilm X-T series of cameras from my Canon full frame, but I want to take a fresh look at this