The best place in the world to photograph Polar Bears is Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. With a population of around 1200 bears and established infrastructure it’s possible to visit and get excellent photographs of Polar Bears in just a few short … Read More
Many people, pros included shoot on Aperture Priority, leaving it up to the camera to figure out the shutter speed for an image. Well it’s time to take control of your shutter speed and master this often overlooked component of … Read More
Sneaky Copulators I’ve studied Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) and Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) for many years. Polar bears are thought to have evolved from Brown Bears and still share many physiological similarities. One I’d like to address is the Darwinian … Read More
I give presentations from time to time, and am often asked what the difference is between the Arctic and Antarctic. On the surface, this is a simple question. The Arctic is essentially a body of water bordered by several different … Read More
The Galapagos Islands straddle the equator 600 miles west of Ecuador. Discovered in 1535 by a Spanish Bishop and made famous by Darwin’s visit in 1835 and subsequent publication of The Origin of Species, the islands comprise an archipelago of … Read More
One of the great advantages of digital cameras is the ability to get instant feedback on every image you take. Histograms are a key component, ensuring a perfectly exposed image, every time. They allow you to correct exposure issues and … Read More
The white balance feature employed by digital cameras negates most color added by external filters attached to your lens. However, there are several types of filters that still work and should be included in your camera bag.
Macro photography is an exciting segment of photography and can be very rewarding if done properly. Below, I’ve listed a few things you will need to get started with notes about each one.