Category Archives: Beginner

Chasing the Eclipse

Best laid plans and all that… I’d been preparing for the solar eclipse for the last couple of months. Solar filter? Check. Exposure tests? Check. Exposure Delay mode, Intervalometer, multiple tripods, releases, spare batteries, power inverter for the car, food, water, rain gear, tape, etc. etc. etc. Check, check and...
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Smart Photographers Impress Me

I’ve just returned from leading a workshop to Russia and Estonia, and had one particular experience where I thought, “Wow, smart photographer.” Despite Communism’s opposition to religion and the confiscation of religious property, they didn’t destroy what was there. On an afternoon visit to one of these fabulous old churches...
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