Monthly archives: October 2012

Great Shots Are Rarely Convenient

A lot of people wonder why their shots don't live up to those of others. What am I doing wrong? Is it technique, equipment, post processing prowess? Perhaps, but they often ignore one fundamental and crucial element; they don't work for the shot. Typically we go on vacation, focus on convenience, walk by something cool and take a snapshot. When we review them late[...]

Always Use A Tripod...Sometimes

It's advice we hear repeated often, "pro's get great results because they almost always use a tripod". For the most part this is good advice but sometimes it can work against you. Moose Peterson is a big advocate of taking the camera off the tripod to help you make small adjustments to the composition more easily, but I would even go one step further. I would say that[...]