Archive for August, 2011

How to Shoot an NFL (American) Football Game

How to Shoot an NFL (American) Football Game

Photographing NFL (American-style) football is a challenging and demanding specialty, full of its own rules and strategies. Here are some ‘insider tips’ to help you achieve acceptable results your first time out…

DSLR Camera Review: Nikon D5100 vs. Canon Rebel T3i, a.k.a. EOS 600D

DSLR Camera Review: Nikon D5100 vs. Canon Rebel T3i, a.k.a. EOS 600D

Here’s an out-in-the-field test drive of the Nikon D5100 vs. the Canon T3i, two nice cameras with similar feature sets. If you’re in the market for a feature-packed DSLR under $1000, one of these might be the camera for you…

Sea Monsters

Sea Monsters

I was out prowling one of my favorite sections of the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline on a day last month, up before even the first bit of light had appeared…..Then, as the first bit of light finally started to create those first dark, low-contrast shades of grey, I started to see it: white dancing sea monsters on the top of the water!

July 2011 Flickr Group Photo Critique

July 2011 Flickr Group Photo Critique

Each month we use one post to look at some of the photographs submitted to The Discerning Photographer’s Group Pool at Flickr. The goal is to provide the photographers with some feedback that goes beyond the usual Flickr ‘Great capture!’, providing the chosen shooters with a bit of constructive criticism…

A Simple Still Life Studio

A Simple Still Life Studio

Shooting still life can be a very rewarding activity, but you need a studio space to do it in…or do you? This genre of photography doesn’t have to be expensive to get started with. Here’s how I approached this issue for a new series of photographs I’m working on…