Q&A: How does shutter speed impact photo sharpness?

The photo above was shot at 1/125 of a second, F/5 and ISO 100 at 200mm non image stabilization lens.  (70-200 f2.8 L non IS canon lens) First, what is shutter speed? In photography, shutter speed or exposure time is the length of time when the film or digital sensor inside the camera is exposed to … Continue reading Q&A: How does shutter speed impact photo sharpness?

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Backyard birds

Weather is not great, cold and rainy.   I can take pics in rain and take them in the cold, but don't like them both at the same time. So I set up a bird feeder on the deck in the backyard until I can make myself leave the warm house again.

Kingfisher having some fun while I watched.

I was out this weekend taking some pictures in the fog and I saw a pair of kingfishers trying to get some breakfast.  Down highway 17 out near Bear Island, which is about 40 miles south of Charleston, SC.   I was looking for eagles again, but could only hear them off in the distance. … Continue reading Kingfisher having some fun while I watched.