Camera set-up for photographing lightning

Lightning Set-ups I often get asked how I do my lightning pictures so I thought that I would take the time to show my current set-up. I have it tweaked so that it works really well. With this set-up I can shoot a storm and follow it across southern Alberta without a problem. I run …

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JPEG or RAW, what is the answer?

One of the questions that always comes up when I am teaching is “Do I use JPEG or RAW for shooting images in”? There is sooooo much information out there and most of it is either slightly off or very misleading. Here is a quick rundown of the differences, If you have any additional questions …

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Printing digital Images

I am often asked what is the best media to select when printing digital images and I have to say that there is no easy answer for this.  It all depends on the image you are printing.  Some images look better on a matte or semi matte paper and others look amazing on a high …

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Northern Lights – How to get great images

Photographing Northern Lights has a few issues that have to be addressed, first thing is that you need to find out when they are going to happen and if you are going to be able to see them. I use http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast as they put out forecasts a few days in advance so I can plan …

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