How to Use a Circular Polarizer to Cut Reflections & Haze

By |2019-09-08T08:08:45-05:00September 12th, 2019|Advanced Equipment, Advanced Photography|

A circular polarizer is a photography tool that I've put off buying FOR YEARS. Polarizers aren't as exciting as, say, a new lens. But when I signed up for a photo tour with Oregon Coast Photo Tours and read that a circular polarizer would help capture the fascinating creatures in tidal pools, you can bet I [...]

DIY Photography Critiques – How to Improve Your Photography in 30 Minutes!

By |2019-05-23T05:06:13-05:00May 30th, 2019|Advanced Photography, Advanced Techniques|

What's even better than practice when it comes to improving your photography? Structured, well-planned practice, that's what. Sure, you can pick up your camera, go out to a pretty scene, and set the intention to take some good photos. But how much better is it to have a plan like this one? My photos will be [...]

Canon EOS 6D vs 6DII: A Real-Life Noise Comparison

By |2018-02-15T16:50:50-06:00February 7th, 2018|Advanced Photography|

Canon released its 6D Mark II in 2017, and the Internet has been abuzz ever since then discussing its high ISO performance. There have been reports that the Mark II creates more noise at high ISOs than the original 6D. But the thing about these comparisons is that, number one, it's hard to two compare [...]