Here where I live, cold snaps plague the city during the winters, but one morning I woke up to a nice surprise. Interesting frost formations decorated the windshield of my car. So naturally I broke out some gear and […]
How to Photograph Christmas lights
For photographers, Christmas lights are one of the more interesting parts of the Christmas season. They present a genuinely unique opportunity; we don’t hang long strings of tiny lights all year round (unless you’re one […]
Autumn colors at the Champlain Lookout in Gatineau Park in Chelsea, Quebec. Photo by Blair Gable
I have had the privilege of living in two regions of Canada that feature some of the most colorful autumn transformations – the Niagara […]
Panning is a photographic technique that combines a slow shutter speed with camera motion to create a sense of speed around a moving object. It is a way to keep your subject in focus while blurring your background.
I love taking pictures with my smartphone, and I love all the gadgets and clever printing options that are on the market. There are times when your smartphone’s lens isn’t the right focal length for the job, or your […]
It is never easy to shop for the photographer in your life, mostly because all of the fun stuff costs more than is feasible to spend. Here is a list of 10 things, from $18-$500, that I as a […]
What camera should I buy?
I am asked this by friends, family, strangers, and parents of budding photographers on a fairly regular basis. Knowing that the real question usually is, “what is the cheapest camera I can get away with?”, […]