Why should I consider shooting RAW + JPEG even if I’m a beginner? Well that depends on you? Do you … Continue reading Q&A: Why should I shoot in RAW + JPEG
I used to love the time out on my long-board and just sitting there waiting to catch a wave. I was … Continue reading 2016 – Folly Beach Wahine Classic photography
Took a few pics at Lake Marion with Doug Gardner and a few friends one a photography tour. We had … Continue reading Photo tour with Doug Gardner on Lake Marion
As as a photographer, you might have noticed that I practice a lot. Always in the hopes of great light … Continue reading Perfect Light, Interrupted
I wanted a certain smooth background for a peacock photo, and needed to get as close a possible with the … Continue reading Hypnotic Peacock Photo by Cary McDonald — National Geographic Your Shot
Since 2011, and getting back seriously into my hobby, I’ve been focusing on taking lots of images and attempting to … Continue reading 2016 – Photography goals
My favorite website for DOF is DOFmaster.com. When looking at DOF it is all about the math. at 420 mm, … Continue reading Q&A: How does DOF impacts image overall sharpness relative to the focus points used?
The photo above was shot at 1/125 of a second, F/5 and ISO 100 at 200mm non image stabilization lens. (70-200 … Continue reading Q&A: How does shutter speed impact photo sharpness?
Lenses with a larger aperture are called faster lenses. Look at the image below and think about it. When a … Continue reading Q&A: Why are my images sharper with a lens with a larger aperture?
“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”– Ansel Adams This is one of my favorite photography quotes by Ansel … Continue reading Q&A: Why is “knowing where to stand” so important to getting a sharp image?