Sep
01

The Value of Photographic Coverage

The Value of Photographic Coverage

There are so many places I have on my bucket list to visit, I’m sure I won’t get to them all. On the other hand, there are so many places around where I live that deserve to be explored, I’m sure I won’t get to them all!

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Aug
25

Photographing Little League Baseball

Photographing Little League Baseball

There is somewhat of a ritual that has taken place in our house for the last few years. During the last half of August, we watch what seems like 100 little league baseball games as teams from around the US and the world compete in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, PA.

I’ve been shooting baseball for a number of years as I followed my son up through the ranks

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Jul
23

9 Shot Bracketing on Almost Any Camera Body

9 Shot Bracketing on Almost Any Camera Body

Just about every camera body these days has a setting for bracketing. Bracketing is shooting the same photo at a few different exposures, usually plus/minus the meter reading. This can be used for tricky shots when you’re not sure about the correct exposure.

In recent years HDR photography has become all the rage (sometimes literally, Google it). HDR is short for High Dynamic Range, and it involves shooting a scene at a range of exposures, then combining the resulting images digitally to increase the dynamic range of the image.

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Jul
15

Taking Advantage of the Distortion of a Fisheye Lens

Taking Advantage of the Distortion of a Fisheye Lens

I purchased a Sigma 15mm f2.8 fisheye lens recently. I’ve had it for about 6 weeks, and I did rent the similar Nikon 16mm fisheye a while back, so I’ve now had some time with this type of lens and thought I would share some impressions. This isn't a review of either lens, just some thoughts on the usage.

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