How to create an in camera starburst

May 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Over time I have learned how different lens and aperture combinations can create different effects on the image. I am often asked how I create a starburst when it appears in one of my photos. Often people think it is something that is done in Photoshop but nothing could be further from the truth. So how do you create this effect without using a spe...
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My Camera

May 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Taken from B&H Photo The EOS 5DS DSLR Camera from Canon is the long-awaited follow-up to the vaunted 5D Mark III and brings with it new technology and a number of significant upgrades, placing it in very lofty territory for a DSLR. Featuring a full-frame 50.6MP CMOS sensor, the camera captures ultra-high resolution images suitable for large-sc...
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Why do I use a tripod so often?

May 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
INTRODUCTION There are a lot of potential issues that can arise when shooting HDR images. These problems include camera shake, motion blur, ghosting and more. Using a tripod can help you get the absolute most detail out of your HDR images. If you do not use a tripod, you will not yield the same results and quality when compared to using a tripod....
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The Sunny 16 Rule

September 03, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Part 1 The Sunny 16 rule has been around for a long time. In the early days of photography light meters were separate, hand held units. Photographers looked at the light and often gauged the exposure with their gut instance and experience. No matter what kind of camera you use the most important thing is to shoot subjects that your feel passionat...
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High Dynamic Range (HDR)

August 27, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
When done right HDR photography can create stunning images which can test our sense of reality in a photograph. There are a set of techniques that can help to accurately represent a range of light levels found in the real scene. From direct sunlight to deeply shaded parts of the scene HDR photography can bring out the parts of the scene that you wa...
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