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Shooting Video of a Dance Recital: Lessons Learned

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Tips and Tricks, Videography | 20 comments

I recently shot video and sold DVDs of a dance recital, and I thought I’d share some of the lessons learned from the experience. My hope is that this post helps anyone who might be getting into this particular type of videography.

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Getting Started with Lightroom Mobile

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

Adobe recently released Lightroom Mobile for the iPhone, iPad and Android phones (but oddly, not Android tablets). This is a twenty minute video that will show you how to get started with Lightroom Mobile on both your desktop/laptop and a mobile device.

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Shooting Photos of Multnomah Falls in Oregon

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Latest, Photography, Tips and Tricks | 2 comments

Tips and tricks for shooting photos of Multnomah Falls in Oregon, including photo gear, lessons learned and camera settings.

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Review: Fotodiox Pro Nikon (G) to Sony NEX Adapter

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Latest, Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

A quick review of the Fotodiox Pro Nik (G) to Sony NEX lens mount adapter. I recently bought this and I’m using it on a Sony A7R. This is a great adapter, especially for the price! It has some surprising features too. Read the review for more info!

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Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Latest, Photography | 0 comments

A recent trip to the Oregon coast brought me to the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. This entire area is filled with wildlife. There were pelicans hanging out on all the various rocks, seagulls, and even a sea lion.

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The Devil’s Punchbowl

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Latest, Photography | 0 comments

On a recent trip out to Oregon, after spending a couple of hours touring and drinking at the Rogue Brewery, my wife and I were anxious to get out to the Oregon coast for some sunset views. We’d heard of a place called The Devil’s Punchbowl, so we decided to go looking for it. It was very easy to find, as it turned out.

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Photos From a Trip to Portland, Oregon

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Latest, Photography | 0 comments

I recently spent a couple of days in Portland, Oregon with my Sony A7R. What a great town! Of course it rained most of the time I was there, but that only added to the drama of the night photos I took. I can’t wait to go back!

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2014 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals for Photographers

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Photography | 0 comments

The best 2014 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for photographers that I could find!

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Sony A7/A7R Must-Have Add-Ons

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Latest, Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

I’ve had the Sony A7R for a couple of months now, and I thought I’d share what I consider must-haves for this camera. If you decide to go the A7 route, there are a few things that you’ll want to pick up in order to get the most out of this camera. This is a list of what I’d consider absolute must-haves for these cameras.

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Tip of the Week – November 10, 2014: When to Adjust ISO

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

Tired of your camera’s flash popping up when you don’t want it to? Ever wonder if there’s any way to shoot photos in dark environments without a flash? Learn to use ISO!

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Tip of the Week – October 24, 2014: How Shutter Speed and Focal Length Relate

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Photography, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

This week’s tip is very straightforward. Do you ever find yourself wondering what the lowest shutter speed is that you can use without having any motion blur while taking a photo without a tripod? There’s a simple rule of thumb in photography called the “reciprocal rule”.

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Sony A7R for Video – First Impressions

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Tips and Tricks, Videography | 0 comments

I recently spent a weekend shooting video (interviews and b-roll) and I exclusively used the Sony A7R that I just purchased. Topics discussed in this post are video and audio settings, battery life, lessons learned and suggestions on settings and what gear to use.

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Review: Fotodiox Pro EF-NEX Auto Adapter

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Photography, Product Reviews, Tips and Tricks | 0 comments

I recently purchased a Sony A7R, so naturally one of the first things I did was buy a couple of adapters so I could use a variety of lenses. I was excited to be able to use some Canon glass on a much smaller bodied camera. I was all set to plop down $400 for the Metabones IV adapter, but fortunately Fotodiox just released their own, much cheaper alternative – the Fotodiox Pro EF-NEX Auto adapter.

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