Okay, so maybe I’m being a little bit optimistic in hoping that Spring is around a (hopefully) short corner. But my optimism is due to all the great shooting opportunities Spring brings.
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Why do you take photos? For what reason or purpose? I take photos to capture moments in time. But to also share those photos among friends, family and listeners of Your Mac Life. And there are many different ways to … Continued
Macworld Expo has been going on for the past 25 plus years. It’s not just an industry trade show or a convention or a conference; it’s a “happening” for the Mac Community. The one place you can go where you … Continued
Far too much food, not enough time, too much traffic, too many relatives, crowded malls, dry turkey, Lumpy gravy, lousy weather. BAH! HUMBUG!
Last week, we talked about some gear and gadgets you could put on your Holiday Wish List for yourself or your favorite photographer. This week, we’ll look at some more fun things, including some software.
‘Tis the season — to stress out about getting the perfect gift, for the perfect someone. Or even yourself (it’s been a tough year, go ahead and treat yourself!).
We’ve talked about the pros and cons of the iPhone, Point and Shoots (P&S) and DSLRs. Christmas is coming — is a new camera going to be under your tree?
DSLR stands for “Digital Single Lens Reflex.” To many photographers, it stands for power — the power of control and creativity.
In the last column, we talked about how an iPhone makes for a perfectly capable and in some ways, even a superior camera for many people. So why would anyone even bother to buy a small pocket sized camera (cameras … Continued
In the previous (and first) column in this series, I laid out who I was and what I thought this column would be about. In my mind, I had a plan for what I would write about, step by step, … Continued
Buying a digital camera is one of the most important decisions in your life.
Like Ric, I have this conversation on a regular basis and his advice mirrors mine. As I teach in my classes for beginners, the camera you have really doesn’t matter. What you know about it specifically and photography in general are much more important.
On specs alone, this camera will make many sports shooters drool. The price ($4,500) puts it out of reach of most sane beginners and enthusiasts but the feature set will (slowly) make its way down the Sony line. Regardless, Sony has thrown down the gauntlet to Canon and Nikon.
I tell my students to NOT buy a new lens when they buy their first, beginner DSLR. There’s no point. The kit lens is “good enough” for beginners until they learn how to use the camera and create great images with it. Only once you know what kind of photographer you are should you start looking to buy replacement lenses.
If you or someone you know is in the market for an entry level DSLR, you can’t go too far wrong with the Canon Rebel line. At the “DSLR for Beginners” photography classes I teach, well over 75% of the students use some variation of the Rebel.
The Dalrymple Report: iPad Air, iPhone 12 and MagSafe I’ve been using the new iPad Air for about a week now and Dave and I talk about my review of the device. We also looked at the early reviews of … Continued