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AAXA P4-X Pico Projector

AAXA P4-X Pico Projector

Every year I manage to maintain my Gold status with United Airlines, easily logging over 50,000 miles. Much of this travel is related to teaching photo workshops. I&#39…

Better Bokeh

Better Bokeh

Have you ever been to a photo tradeshow and listened to people talk about their lens bokeh? To a non-photographer, this sounds a little suspicious. First question, how come…

High Lights

High Lights

You know how it is after you have photographed a particular subject for years? Maybe it is senior portrait after portrait, or college basketball game after game. It seems like…

The new Airport Extreme

The new Airport Extreme

Wi-Fi is how the world works these days. Sure, you can wait for things to download on your phone using a 3G network. Or you could stop by your…

Shooting in the Jungle

Shooting in the Jungle

I just returned from a trip to Costa Rica, and of course I had my cameras in hand. The ocean, wildlife and landscapes were spectacular! I spent time scouting for…

Alien Skin Exposure 5

Alien Skin Exposure 5

In the early years of my photography career, I shot volumes of Velvia 50 and Provia 100. I knew any landscape I shot with Velvia 50 would be saturated and…

Figures in a Landscape

Figures in a Landscape

I teach a lot of photo workshops in national parks and scenic locations around the globe.  One challenge we often have are 'tourists' standing in our shot…

Pocket Wizard Hypersync Improves

Pocket Wizard Hypersync Improves

I have been a big fan of Pocket Wizard's Hypersync ever since it came out.  In a nutshell, this utility allows shooting at faster sync speeds than…

Nikon 18-35mm F3.5-4.5G ED

Nikon 18-35mm F3.5-4.5G ED

Nikon has been busy lately.  Almost every month it seems like a new lens is being released.  The 800mm F5.6, the 70-200 F4, the 80-400mm…

Topaz Detail 3

Topaz Detail 3

Bottom line, if your shot isn't sharp, then nothing else matters…delete, delete, delete.  I spend countless hours working on my images after a shoot, and…