Photograph the Lunar Eclipse on January 31st, 2018
In a week there will be a very rare and long-awaited celestial event: a supermoon and lunar eclipse combo. On this night, the sun, Earth and moon will align and provide us with a stunning deep red moon – a blood moon! Continue reading
Ritz Camera is having a sale on select telescope models in time for the eclipse next week. Check them out here:
The eclipse is impacting my hometown of Brownsville, Oregon, which is also having their Country Music Festival the same weekend. Please be kind and patient with the locals.
Here are a few of my other favorite sky/outdoor photography tutorials:
Good backdrops at an affordable price are difficult to find. I’ve been painting my own for a couple of years now with mostly success but the drops I paint are small (around 4 x 6’) and sometimes aren’t even that affordable depending on the paint I use and the trial and error of using it on different canvases.
I decided it was time to purchase some drops and there are some amazing companies out there that are just out of reach for me. I happened on Gravity Backdrops and they seemed affordable and in the style I like. So I bought a few and here was my experience. Continue reading
Portraits de type Gatsby! My continuous lighting Great Gatsby-themed tutorial is in the French version of Digital Photo magazine. Learn how to use LEDs and bring the outdoors inside with How To Create Dreamy Great Gatsby Portraits.
Gear never matters more than when you’re out shooting sports. It is one of the most difficult things to capture well and takes years of practice. Whether you’re aiming high or just want better after-school action candids, here are 10 home run gear tips to kick off the sunny season. These are aimed for beginners but are great reminders for seasoned pros. …Read the rest on BorrowLenses.
The following is a list of my lighting tutorials all in 1 easy spot for quick referencing later. Feel free to suggest topics in the comments for future tutorials!
My latest batch of discounts and special are live over on my site, including 50% off photo books, which expires tonight (2/24, 11:59PM).
Need some inspiration? Check out my Create Better Photo Books with 7 Vacation Shooting Tips.