On my last visit to Alowyn Gardens I took the Lensbaby Velvet 85 with me. I have had it on loan for a few weeks now, and the gardens are a great place to take photos with any lens that could be good for macro photography. The Velvet 85 is no different.
When I teach I hear this so much. This idea that to be a real photographer you need to use Manual Mode all the time. Well, I think I am a real photographer and I hardly ever use it. Mind you, I don’t use auto, or program, but I do use Aperture Priority. Most of […]
Since I’ve been teaching I have heard many times how people think that night photography is really hard. I thought perhaps I might give away the secret of night photography. When I am teaching a class I tell them that there is really nothing different to taking photos at night than there is during […]
I showed some photos today on my main blog of the Milky Way, that I photographed last night and I have had quite a few people ask me what settings I used, so I thought I would do a quick post on what I did. We traveled away from the city lights as much as […]