Tag Archive: technique

Aug 21

Quick Tip: Photographing Children

Snow White - Panasonic GH2 with Olympus 45mm f/1.8

A lot of hobbyist photographers take pictures of their kids.  In fact, even for those who like shooting landscapes or macro, a lot of people take more pictures of their children than of any other subject.  I know that’s certainly the case for me. I love taking pictures of architecture, landscapes, sports, bugs, flowers, etc….but …

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May 06

Shooting the Supermoon

Super Moon - Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Canon FD 50-300mm f/4.5L

Last night, I got ready for bed and was ready to turn off the light when I remembered that last night was the night of the so-called ‘supermoon.’  That is, when the moon is full at its perigee (the closest point of its orbit). When these factors combine, the moon appears 12-14% larger and brighter …

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Mar 15

Large Sensor Look from a Small Sensor Camera

Oil Machine - Panasonic GX1 with Olympus 45mm f/1.8: 18 image stitch, equivalent to 35mm f/1.4 on Full Frame

One of the great advantages of using a full frame DSLR or even larger formats such such as 645 or even 4×5 view cameras is that there is a shallow depth of field and extreme background blur component that can’t really be matched on smaller formats such as APS-C or Micro 4/3. For portraits or …

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