I went for a chilly early Spring walk at Bowness Park to photograph a rare stand of magnificent Rocky Mountain Douglas Fir trees.
Recently, I’ve made an intensive study of geotagging. With a desire to share what I have learned, I spent the last week compiling all that I know about geotagging with special emphasis on working with the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver.
My first attempts at processing HDR photos after spending the day photographing around our cabin.
In search of the Holy Grail of mobile photo editing, I’ve evaluated several of the top iPad photo editor apps to assess there strengths and weaknesses as mobile, professional-quality, post-processing solutions.
I’ve always been intrigued by the abstract lines, shapes, and shadows that are created simply by fanning out a stack of paper. After printing some greeting cards today I was playing with some cut-offs and decided to see what things looked like through a macro lens. In about three minutes I had created a simple...
Canon has announced a revolutionary new compact camera they are calling the PowerShot N. It blends the best of a compact camera with smartphone camera app features in an attempt to keep compact cameras relevant in the mobile photography era.
Circular Polarizers A circular polarizer is a filter placed in front of a camera lens to reduce the amount of reflected light travelling through the lens and landing on the sensor (or film) in your camera. Today, almost all polarizer filters sold are circular polarizers which work with modern auto-focus cameras. Professional photographers often use...
A short review of the Canon EF 8-14mm f/4 USM L Fisheye on the Canon EOS M body with samples.
I’ve been testing several calibration tools for correcting digital camera images in a RAW workflow. These tools are designed to help set-up exposure and white balance, create camera and lighting specific colour profiles, and/or automate the processing of image batches. ColorChecker Passport The first tool is the ColorChecker Passport by X-Rite. This ColorChecker Passport is...
Detailed description and photos of a folding bucksaw I recently completed.
I’ve been wanting to make some leather belts for some time now. I bought some buckles and belt blanks a while ago and had an idea of what I wanted to do with them, but never got around to it…until now.