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Buying Guide- Tripods, Monopods and Tripod Heads Explained

The Most Informative Tripod, Monopod and Tripod Head Buying Guide

Are you finding your landscape, wedding, sports or wildlife photos are a bit blurry? If that’s the case you may need to rethink the way you shoot. Have you ever considered photographing with a tripod or monopod before? If not [...]

July 12, 2014 Insight
Andre Appel

What’s a ND Filter? Netural Density Filters Explained

A Guide To Neutral Density Filters Have you ever wondered how professionals get those great shots so the clouds looked amazing and the water looks like silk running over rocks?  Or what about those wonderful hazy photos where the movement is [...]

July 10, 2014 Insight
Varina & Jay Patel Featured Image

Photo Tip: Losing a Grip On Your Photo Gear

When you’re focused on your gorgeous surroundings and with getting that PERFECT shot, there may be consequences to your preoccupation. Jay’s short video addresses this potential misstep. Keeping his simple solution in mind could save your valuable equipment. [...]

July 4, 2014 Insight, YouTube
Featured Image - Long Wu Lamasery - Tongren - China - Leica S2

Photo Tip: Look for the Details

Long Wu Lamasery, Tongren, China. Leica S2 When you are in exotic locations it’s all too easy to be so overwhelmed by the scene right in front of you that it’s easy to overlook small details that might be equally [...]

July 2, 2014 Insight

Why Not Challenge Yourself?

When we talk to our students and other photographers, we often find that creativity is much harder to learn then technical skills. One of the most frequently asked questions is - How do you learn creativity? Unfortunately there is no [...]

June 23, 2014 Insight
Featured Image - Borobudur - Leica M - 50mm f2 Lightroom

Photo Tip: Removing Dust Spots

Borobudur. Leica M, 50mm f2.0 It’s a common problem – digital sensors attract dust and each time you swap lenses you run the risk of a bit of dust entering the camera body and ending up on the sensor. Dust [...]

June 22, 2014 Insight
Featured - Mongolia 4 Minutes Exposure

Photo Tip: Long Exposures

Mongolia, 4 minutes exposure. By long exposure I mean longer than, say, the 30secs that most cameras offer as the longest built in exposure time. The Leica M goes up to 60 secs, the Leica S, to 120 secs but [...]

June 14, 2014 Insight
Exposure Is A Creative Choice Featured Image

Exposure Is a Creative Choice

Just as we control focus, aperture, shutter speed, and other camera settings, sometimes we must creatively control exposure as well. In the finished image below, the starfish is brilliantly lit and stands out from the background. It’s the clear point [...]

June 13, 2014 Insight
What Memory Card Should I Use With My GoPro Hero 3+

What Memory Card Is Best For GoPro’s?

  With video being all the rage at the moment it seems like GoPro camera’s are flying off the shelves and online stores. People just can’t get enough of them. Maybe it’s because of their unique personal perspective on the [...]

June 11, 2014 Insight
Nd filters

Variable Neutral Density Filters and Bokeh Artefacts

  A few weeks ago, I came across an article by Jonas Rask photography which kinda freaked me out a little. The gist of Jonas’s article was that we shouldn’t buy variable ND (neutral density) filters as they cause artefacts [...]

June 9, 2014 Insight