Cheap Ebay Sensor Gel Stick Knock-off

Cheap Ebay Sensor Gel Stick Knock-off
Reviewing a made in China, Knock-off Sensor Gel Stick Having had a few opportunities to shoot more landscapes than I typically do, over the past few weeks, has resulted in me both using much smaller apertures than I usually would and the growing awareness that I am possibly the owner of one of the dirtiest DSLR sensors on the plant (dust spots..

Exposure

Exposure
What is Exposure? Every time you press the shutter button on your camera to make a picture an exposure is taking place. Exposure is the amount of light that is passes through your camera’s lens and is recorded by either a sensor (in digital cameras) or the film. What Controls Exposure? Regardless of what settings you’ve selected or the type of..

Aperture

What is Aperture? As most of you are probably already aware, an aperture is a hole or opening, and it is no different in photography. In photography when you use the term though you are referring to the amount the aperture ring inside the lens has opened to allow in light. The larger the opening the more light it allows in. The measurement of..

ISO

What is ISO? ISO a non-standardized unit to measure the sensitivity of film or digital sensors to light*. Film and digital sensors both use numerical values to show how sensitive they are. ISO may be changed by swapping your film or you may select a new ISO setting on a digital camera. In digital sensors the lowest or base ISO setting is..

Shutter Speed

What is Shutter Speed? Every time an image is taken by camera a number of things occur in a fractions of a second. First the aperture of lens allows a set amount of light through the lens. Next the shutter, which is literally two small curtains, opens and closes allowing light to hit the sensor or speed for a set duration of time. In other..

Santa Visits the HFC Clubhouse

Santa Visits the HFC Clubhouse
Merry Christmas & Many Thanks! This past Saturday I had the privilege to be a part of a great funding raising event at the HFC Clubhouse. The community really came together, with help from Amy Fox, Lara Smith, Sandy Watkin, Crystal Mcilroy, Wendy Heide, Gerry Duggan and Trgyve Harris, who all worked tirelessly to put on a great event and deserve..

Creative Location Shooting

Creative Location Shooting
Shooting portraits on location in Korea can be a difficult task at times. Heavily populated areas with numerous overhead wires in chaotic arrangements and narrow roads combined with typically hazy skies in most urban areas can make things complicated. Now I know there are many gorgeous locations in Korea and for some shooters the locations I..

Free Presets for Lightroom 5

Free Presets for Lightroom 5
There are a number of great places online to pick up free presets for Lightroom 5. MVR presets, Presetheaven and Lightroom Killer Tips are a few of my favorite places (you can find more links on my links page). I spent quite a large amount of time trying different presets out. If you’ve done the same you’ll know that the examples always look so..

Lightroom Tips & a Canadian Holiday

Lightroom Tips & a Canadian Holiday
Summer is truly in full swing and I, like many others, have been busy traveling, visiting family, drinking cold beer on the patio, shooting and generally just being lazy. Having just returned from holidays, however, I’ve been keen to edit and post some of my photos from our family trip.  Coincidentally, I stumbled across this video by Serge..