For those of us that live in dryer climates humidity can be a mysterious factor to account for when traveling. Significant moisture in the air around us can impact equipment in a variety of ways in some instances quite drastically. Not all cameras have the same level of weather protection. Many professional bodies are weather/water resistant, but not water proof thanks to the presence of rubber gaskets. Most cameras
I’m back after spending a couple of weeks in Costa Rica. While Costa Rica is a small country, there is tons to see there thanks to their incredibly rich biodiversity. The statistic I read is that Costa Rica has 0.1% of the total land found on Earth, but is home to 5% of all species known worldwide. That’s quite an amazing statistic when you think about it. While this rainbow photo doesn’t reflect Co
This week has been super hectic as I ramp up to hit the road. While its cliché to say “I could make use of more time”, it is true. I think I could keep myself busy non-stop with 48 hour days. That being said I’ve found that my push to make the most of my time has resulted in an unexpected side effect… or for the mathematically inclined axiom. The more you squeeze into your day the faster time
These days its hard not to hear about doom and gloom news with the economy and for many photographers part of the “fix” they get with photography is picking up gear. While it may not make sense to pick a couple thousand dollars in gear in this economic climate there are things you can buy for under $30 that will certainly help you when in the field or studio. Here are 5 products that fit the bill and will
An interesting encounter on Twitter got me thinking about the subject of permanence in relation to digital photography. Humorously @pogue (aka David Pogue) was noting the grammatical error in Outdoor Photographer referencing the “sense of permanency” of digital photography in books. David Pogue, a New York Times technology writer and Internet celebrity, while making light of this grammatical faux pas go
The 26th episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released (duration 12 min. 27 sec.). Nature, landscape and travel photographer extraordinaire Art Wolfe returns to EXIF and Beyond to discuss photo tips, workshops and his recent projects. Art’s photo tips are sure to enrich your photography regardless of your skill level touching on positive and negative space in composition, abstract expression and elements of desi
To most this will seem to be a rather ordinary photo, but for those familiar with the Farallon Islands you’ll find this photo amazing… and no this wasn’t the result of Photoshop wizardry. The Farallones are 27 miles off the coast of San Francisco and normally cannot be seen as they’re often concealed behind a shroud of fog. In addition when you do see them they’re specks on the horizon.
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