Hang a soft left onto Moody Road. Twist up and over the gold plated hills through Los Trancos until the tiny stretch of asphalt turns to a road called Alpine; which cuts through Lahonda down to San Gregorio where the highway ends at the doorstep … Continue readingPescadero and Pomponio: Beaches of the Left Coast
I wouldn’t presume to know the motivations behind some of my fellow photographers reasoning for making or not making a photograph. The only information I have to go on is the discipleship of experience and what I see displayed on their social media or…whatever. That … Continue readingMaking the Photograph: Sundown on the Great Yoo-Hoo River
Want to know a secret? Every photographer wants to take better photos. Shhhh…don’t tell anyone but you, me and yes even those “famous” photographers all want to make stronger and more impactful photographs. That’s the wonderful(and frustrating) thing about photography; there is always room to … Continue reading5 Insanely Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Photographs
You’ve done it. You’ve made the leap from a DSLR camera to a mirrorless camera system. It could be a Fuji XT-2 or a Sony a6000, or if you’re like me, you went all out and got a full frame mirrorless camera(Sony A7R for me). … Continue readingHow to Use Any Lens with a Mirrorless Camera
Sweet weeping Christ…. The climate of the photography world has turned grim with forecast winds likely whipping even more torturous in the coming months. Unless you’ve been living under a fairly girthy rock, and lets face it you’d still have your phone, you’ve likely noticed … Continue readingThe Never Ending Race for Mirrorless
Mirrorless. Mirrorless…MIRRORLESS! The long and loud cry about full frame mirrorless camera systems hasn’t ceased since Sony blasted the mainstream DSLR market into oblivion(or at least to Detroit) back in 2013. While mirrorless camera tech is certainly nothing new the advances made into the possibilities … Continue readingREVIEW VIDEO: Tamron’s Brand New 28-75mm F/2.8 Lens for Sony
I’ve always thought keeping things as simple as possible is always best. It seems that so many things today are portrayed as being overly complicated and I’ve never understood that way of thinking which is why I always explain things on a basic level especially … Continue readingVIDEO: Understand Shutter Speed in 10 Minutes
I gotta’ fever…and the only prescription is more…camera gear??? Yesterday I received a very polite and undoubtedly well-intended question on one of my Instagram posts. In case you can’t make out the words here’s the text from the post: Awesome to see photogs still using … Continue readingGear Fever: Why Do We CONSTANTLY Upgrade Our Cameras?
Magnetic filter systems are not a new invention. They have been around for quite a while in one incarnation or another. Recently, I was able to get my hands on Breakthrough Photography’s X100 GND filter holder. The X100 is something that every landscapist should be … Continue readingVIDEO: Breakthrough Photography Magnetic Filters and X100 Filter Holder…The Future?
Alright…here it comes. I took my first generation Sony A7R apart to replace a worn out back panel. I know, right? A little bit of a risk? A little bit of challenge? You bet. Just look at my baby…. Shown with my beautiful and fully manual … Continue readingSony Guts: A Look Inside the First Generation Sony A7R