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Getting Started With Star Trail Photography

There is no need to put away the camera and head inside after the sun goes down and darkness falls. If the sky is clear and the conditions are right, you may still be able to make some great images. This article will take a look at making star trail photos, from the gear you need and basic camera settings, …

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UltraProX Adventure Cam 10 Review

If you are looking at buying a small, adventure type camera that can shoot high quality video and perhaps time lapse, I might have the solution for you, the Adventure Cam 10 by UltraProX. UltraProX’s line of three cameras sport either a 5 megapixel or a 12 megapixel sensor and are able to capture video anywhere from 4k down to 640 …

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The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Milky Way Photography

With the low light capabilities of digital cameras drastically increasing in recent years, Milky Way photography is booming in popularity.  As a result, it is becoming more and more common to see photographers staying out past sunset and late into the night.  The easiest way to ensure that you capture a compelling Milky Way photo is to do the proper …

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The Business of Sports Photography

When your child was old enough to start playing sports you ran out to the nearest big box store and picked up the latest camera kit. As the kids grew into their sports so did your photography.  You started to get more and more keepers and other parents started asking you to take pictures of their kids. Maybe it is …

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Point Pelee – A Bird Photographer’s Paradise

Point Pelee, Ontario is a long spit of land that runs south into Lake Erie. It is the southernmost mainland point in Canada (the very most southern point is on nearby Middle Island, also in Lake Erie). Many people may be surprised to learn that this part of Canada is on the same parallel as Northern California! (Or, perhaps they …

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Second Shooting Weddings: 11 Things You Should Know

Before we discuss second shooting, let’s talk about how I got into it and how you might do the same. If you’re already an accomplished shooter, you’re welcome to scroll down to ‘Part 2’ to learn more about second shooting. Also, Improve Photography’s Portrait Podcast recently did an episode on second shooting. Listen Here    When I started getting into photography …