Current Photography contests / March 2021

Photo Contests are a great way to work on your photographic skills. Imagine taking a photo that is a winning photo! The money, the prizes, whatever the reward, it puts you in a class of photographers that will be watched for a long time. And why do I bring up this idea of entering aContinue reading “Current Photography contests / March 2021”

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: THE AMAZING WORLD OF INSECTS:

Insects are all around us. They can be annoying, ugly, scary, yet, they are a part of our lives. This week’s PHOTOS OF THE WEEK highlight these bugs, as maybe a work of art, or yet, something to get acquainted with. Photographers with the right equipment can get photos of these animals that we canContinue reading “PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: THE AMAZING WORLD OF INSECTS:”

WHY ARE THERE “COATINGS” OF COLOR ON MY LENSES?

I am sure you have noticed the different colors of coatings on your lenses. And today, we are going to explain why the lens manufactures do this. When you look at a lens, especially off to the side, you see beautiful colors of green, blue and even red. A thin coating is vacuum deposited ontoContinue reading “WHY ARE THERE “COATINGS” OF COLOR ON MY LENSES?”

PHOTOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL MEDIA:

I hope, with this subject, that I can present to all of you some of the pitfalls people are falling in to, even in photography. If you want to see how volatile social media can get, just take a look at the political scene with social media. I am not even going there. But, IContinue reading “PHOTOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL MEDIA:”

WHAT LENS SHOULD I BUY FIRST WITH MY CAMERA

Camera lens manufactures often will have over 50 different lenses to choose from. The reason is this: If you know what type of photography you are going to specialize in, then you will need a lens that will work better for you. And I think this is the fun part of having different lenses availableContinue reading “WHAT LENS SHOULD I BUY FIRST WITH MY CAMERA”