extension tube close-up photography

Extension Tube Macro Photography OK. Extension tubes don’t necessarily equate to macro photography. But, they can let you focus very close, and in some cases, you can replicate macro photography. Getting in close and showing people things that won’t be … Continue reading

ppa district competition – artist

Professional Photographers of America Southwest District – Artist Category The other day I shared the Photographic Open results for the PPA Southwest District Photographic Competition. Today I share my results from the Artist Competition. All four images were judged to … Continue reading

post focus photo mode gh5 part two

Post Focus Photo Mode – Lumix GH5 Part Two Let’s look at some more examples of using the Post Focus Photo Mode (see part one here). The focus is all throughout the image. Detail works in this case. With the … Continue reading

wetlands sedona

Sedona Wetlands Difficult to believe that there are wetlands in the high desert of Sedona. But, there are! And it’s becoming one of my favorite places to test out new cameras and lens combinations. The Sedona Wetlands Preserve is approximately … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – nakamura

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art Karen Nakamura – M.Photog.,M.Artist Judging gets you exposed to a lot of imagery. You can be critically thinking and talking about thousands of photographs over the course of a year. What is interesting is that there … Continue reading

sunday photo/art quote – emerson

Sunday Photo/Art Quote – Ralph Waldo Emerson Reaching out to other arts for quotes is a way to keep from becoming inbred in my thinking. If I were only to search for artistic inspiration from other photographers, I believe there … Continue reading

post focus photography

Using Post Focus Photography It’s a feature I wasn’t sure I had a reason for but again in the studio I used the Post Focus Setting on the Lumix-G7 to focus stack to get a different look from my 45mm … Continue reading