Nothing says grab a tripod and hit the water like an overcast sky. Captured via Canon 5D3 mounted with a Canon 16-35 f/2.8 Mark II @ f/11, 1/4s, ISO100.
As with any specialized area of photography, the art of macro photography – that is, making images of objects at a very close range – is in a creative world of its own.
This is true not only in terms of the specialized gear required to tell a story at a true 1:1 scale, but even more so in regard to the patience and practice needed to produce a clear and consistent result.
In this article, we’ll explore a technique known as reverse lens macro and consider one economical approach to producing amazing close-up images by using a simple reverse ring adapter and a manually-operated lens. Read more
After making the jump earlier this year from Canon EF to the Sony Alpha full-frame mirrorless system, I found myself (along with many others in the same position) immediately in the market for a suitable adapter to accommodate existing Canon glass.
Having a good deal of experience using the $400 Metabones III and IV adapter systems, I decided to do a little research and set out to price a few alternatives. Within a few keystrokes I had located the Fotodiox EF-Sny(E) Fusion Smart AF Lens Mount Adapter which, in light of its considerably less expensive $99 price tag, quickly piqued my interest as to whether it could be the right tool for the job. Read more
To the untrained eye, watching a farrier shoe a horse is a fascinating event to behold. The horse either loves it or hates it, and it takes a special breed to take on such a potentially risky task. Read more
Late night capture of historic Saint Andrews RC Cathedral | Roanoke, Virginia. Read more
Early Morning Reflection | Botetourt County VA, Spring 2016