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Shoot the Moon

Have you ever tried to photograph the moon? Was the result a "white hot dog"? Most people shoot at ISO 1600 for 10 seconds or longer because it is dark outside. Remember when you are photographing the moon, you are... Continue Reading →

The Magic of Sony and Sigma

Sigma launched their SONY E mount line! I took the 85mm prime lens for a spin, and it was magic. The Sigma art lens created an incantation in each photograph. The Autofocusing speed was just as agile as my Sony... Continue Reading →

My Hero’s of Photography: Henri Cartier-Bresson

I thought I'd try something a little different for this blog.  If your a follower of our blogs here at Action Camera you probably have come to know me as a tech oriented blogger.  Either actual tech or tech as... Continue Reading →

Tips for Photographing Live Music

THINGS TO CONSIDER A long-time music photographer once told me, "If you can make the drummer look good on stage, you can make anybody look good." Photographing concerts and live music events can be tricky.  There are a lot of... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on the Sony Alpha 7R III

Just like the Alpha 7R2 before it the R3 has been reviewed to death.  Most of the reviewers just have to throw something out there for click bait.  I’m going to try and cover some of the details you might... Continue Reading →

Shooting in Harsh Sun: Solutions for a problem every portrait photographer faces

It's the middle of the day and the sun is pouring down creating insanely harsh shadows on your model; so you do what most of us do, look for a shady spot.  Well you wouldn't be shooting outside if you... Continue Reading →

Lightroom Classic CC – April 2018 Updates

Adobe made some welcome changes to Lightroom Classic CC in their April 2018 v7.3 update for Creative Cloud members. Dehaze has moved to the Basics panel, instead of hiding down under Effects. This enhances workflow so you can work with... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Tip #2: Give dull hair a quick & easy boost

In the image below we have a situation that comes up a lot; dark hair over a dark background and the hair just doesn't pop.  Start looking at portraits and you'll see it time and again.  I'm going to show... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Trick: Remove creases & wrinkles in clothes with the heal brush

Super fast and simple step by step Photoshop method to remove creases and wrinkles from clothing. First take a look at the short video to get a head start and to see how easy it is; then follow the simple... Continue Reading →

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