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Wide Angle Macro Fun With The Laowa 15mm Lens

In Gear by Tracy Munson

The Laowa 15mm macro lens is exactly what it sounds like – an extremely wide angle lens that focuses as close as 1:1 macro. What that means is that you can (theoretically) photograph tiny things so close up that they take up the same amount of space on your sensor as they occupy in real life. …

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Foggy Fundy, a Photographer’s Fantasy!

In Landscape/Nature by Tracy Munson

First, Some Nostalgia… It would be fair to say that the Bay of Fundy area in New Brunswick is the place where I received my first nibbles from the photography bug, although it would be many years before I fully succumbed. Hard as it is to believe nowadays when every kid carries a cell phone …

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Pet Photography Tips From A Veterinary Technician

In Portrait by Tracy Munson

Remember that old commercial for hair replacement, where the guy said: “I’m not just the president of Hair Club For Men, I’m also a client”? If not, then perhaps you’re just not as old as me. My point is that when it comes to Pet Photography…well, I’m not just a photographer, I’m also a Veterinary …

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Point Pelee – A Bird Photographer’s Paradise

In Landscape/Nature by Tracy Munson

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 …

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14 iPhone Apps That Will Improve Your DSLR Photography

In Features by Tracy Munson

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about taking better photos with your iPhone, but sometimes, the camera in your pocket just isn’t going to cut it. That doesn’t mean you should leave that handy little device at home, though (as IF!). There are some fantastic iPhone apps that can help you to …

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Fake It With Your Phone! 29 Tips For Better iPhone Photos

In Features by Tracy Munson

We’ve all heard the saying “the best camera is the one you have with you”, but serious photographers may let moments pass them by, just because the big camera is at home. I know that I have been guilty of this, and I, of all people, should know better since my journey into serious photography …

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Lensbaby Velvet 56, Your Camera’s Favourite Accessory

In Gear by Tracy Munson

  I can’t think of a single use case scenario for which you NEED the Lensbaby Velvet 56 in your bag, but if you are anything like me, sometimes you just WANT something, because it is fun and cool and pretty, and this lens ticks all those boxes. In fact, if you’re anything like me, …