Just some thoughts

Posted by on Nov 22, 2010 in Uncategorized, Workshops | One Comment

The workshop season is over once again- my 25th!- and I thought I would share some end of season lessons that seem to always come up on every workshop.

My 2011 Schedule

Posted by on Nov 20, 2010 in Workshops | No Comments
My 2011 Schedule

Here is my tentative schedule for 2011. I am pretty sure the dates are good but I still finalizing some of the arrangements so I don’t want to put it in stone quite yet. There is also a good possibility that I will add a few more workshops. I will put more information about each of these workshops and lots of pictures on my website soon.

Death Valley report

Posted by on Nov 17, 2010 in Articles | No Comments
Death Valley report

Last week I was in Death Valley National Park doing a workshop with my friend and digital guru, Scott Rouse. We had a great group of people and really nice weather and based on the pictures Scott and I saw during the critiques, our participants got some really nice shots. This is the first time […]

More on High ISO Photography

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Articles | No Comments
More on High ISO Photography

If I need high shutter speeds and depth of field…lobster activity at a dock at dawn or dusk or an action shot in the barn when it is still dark outside…I will push the ISO to 3200 or even 6400. And why not? Sure the picture quality would be better if I shot at much lower ISOs but isn’t it better to get a shot you can still use than to get no shot?

Astonishing Quality High ISO

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010 in Articles | No Comments
Astonishing Quality High ISO

12,800 ISO! Really? High quality images? Can’t be! Now I have just finished a book on the men and women who lobster in the Gulf of Maine. I have a new Nikon D3s and I am shooting regularly at ISO 3200 and ISO 6400. No, really! And when I am pressed I will happily go to ISO 12,800!