Category Archives: Gear

Canon 5D Mark III Custom Settings

I was one of the lucky ones that received my Canon 5D Mark III the week it was released. Here are the settings I am using.   SHOOT 1 Image Quality RAW Image Review 2sec Beep Disable Release shutter without card OFF Lens aberration correction Enabled External Speedlight Control *Firing Enable *ETTLII Meter Evaluative *Flash […]

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What is in your bag?

I’m a total gear head. No two ways about it. I’m a geek at heart and love electronics. One thing I get asked about a lot is what is in my bag. Honestly, it really depends on the shoot or assignment as to what I am going to carry. Canon vs Nikon. I am a […]

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Using Strobes instead of Natural Light

A lot of new photographers tout themselves as “Natural Light Photographers.” I’ve never seen a really experienced or talented photographer refer to themselves as a natural light photographer, because most experienced photographers have found the beauty that is strobed photography. I took a class from Joe McNally, which is where I really began my journey […]

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What’s in the BAG? Travel to Europe and Beyond!

I just got back from a trip where I traveled to Germany, Italy, Croatia, Israel, Palestine, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. Obviously, getting great pictures on my trips are at the top of the list of importance. So I had to decide what to pack for very different places and what could be very different shooting […]

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Questions to ask before buying new camera gear

What is my budget? What are my primary and secondary uses for my next lens or camrea? What gear do I already have? How is the gear I aleady have limiting me? Would I consider buying used if the equipment was in great condition? Would I consider buying a 3rd party brand? (Sigma, Tamron, Tokina, […]

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