photography tips

Why use a Circular Polarizer

If there is one filter that is a must have for all of my lenses it is a Circular Polarizer.  The effects of most other filters can be quickly recreated in post.  There is still a need for an neutral density filter and to some extent a graduated ND filter. The latter can be reproduced in post but requires the blending of exposures through HDR or more manual methods. 

10 Ways to Improve your Photography

Learning photography is a process and one many would say is a never ending one.  Below you will find 10 recommendations to improve your photography.  If you do these you will notice an immediate improvement.

Back Button Focus

Have you ever heard of using the back button to focus on your DSLR?  It seemed very odd and foreign to me when I first heard of this.  With my finger already depressing the shutter ½ way down to focus it was easy to actuate the shutter.  The thought of adding an extra step in how I shoot make very little sense to me.  Still, I kept hearing about this back button focus thing.  So I decided to give it a try.  Here is what I discovered