Best aperture for wildlife

In by Patrick

What is the best f/stop to use for wildlife? Avery common question that I seem to get via email and when out shooting with fellow photographers. In this podcast episode I try to address this questions and also discuss shutter speed and ISO a bit.

Fall Color

In by Patrick

A chill is in the air, leaves are falling and the birds have begun their migrations to warmer climates. All this can mean only one thing, fall is upon us. With fall, comes fall color. In this podcast I offer some thoughts and tips on how to maximize your time in the beautiful fall foliage, especially at sunrise.

Too much gear

In by Patrick

What are some signs that you may have too much camera gear? Too much gear you say, that cannot be about me! Well, there may be some indications that traveling a bit lighter may be better and those closets and drawers full of photographic gear may be hampering your photography.

Free is not a business plan

In by Patrick

In this episode I discuss why free should not be part of your business plan and how this can affect the perceptions of all photographers and often make it difficult to restore faith in photographers once the damage has been done. Nowhere in the business plan is the word free listed.

Which lens do I use

In by Patrick

Ever get stuck wondering which lens is the best option at a specific moment? Well, rest assured you are not alone. I think all photographers have been there at one time or another. In this episode I share some advice that was passed on to me on lens selection that really helps and is pretty much common sense.

Backups

In by Patrick

Backups are the one of the most important things that a photographer can have as part of their workflow. In this episode I touch briefly on how I handle my own backups.

Gear – Tripods

In by Patrick

I have been getting a few inquiries on gear, specifically, tripods that I use, so I thought another podcast was in order to share the types I have and how I use them. Hopefully you will find this helpful.

Camera settings – Don’t carve them in stone

In by Patrick

One thing I always try to pass on when someone trust’s me enough to ask a photography questions is “Don’t carve your camera settings in stone” just because so and so does this. Be creative and make the photograph yours with your style. I cannot emphasize that enough, YOUR STYLE

The rumored Nikon D6

In by Patrick

Always fun to speculate on new gear that will enhance your photography. Nikon is rumored to be releasing the Nikon D6 sometime early this year. In this episode we talk about what the new flagship camera might have regarding its specs.

Self Doubt in Photography

In by Patrick

In this episode I discuss how letting self doubt creep into your photography can really impact your photographs and self confidence