Posts

Developing a Nature Photography Workflow

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Varina Patel shares essential ideas to develop a rock solid nature photography workflow.

Why shooting in RAW Mode is not cheating

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“My wife keeps telling me (she shoots jpeg) that my final images are not ‘real’ because they were shot in RAW Mode" – What do you think?

How to find interesting Macro Subjects

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How do you find your macro subjects? Here are some tips from pro photographer Varina Patel to get you started.

Varina Takes on The Challenge of Low Contrast Light

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When the skies get heavy, don't pack up the camera and head home! Pull out your gear, change your mindset, and work the subtle light for all it's worth! Embrace the challenge!

A Guide to Cleaning Your Tripod

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After shooting in salt water and sand in Hawaii, our tripods were badly in need of cleaning. Here is how we clean our tripod.

Ideas for Capturing Sunbeams

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Dramatic sunbeams occur only under certain conditions. They appear when sunlight passes through - and is scattered by - particles in the air.

Stand by Me - A comparison of Photographic Styles

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There's nothing better than having someone to travel with - especially if that person is also your best friend. It's always fascinating to compare our photographic styles.

Why are photography filters different shapes?

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Pro photographer Varina Patel explains why photography filters come in Square, Rectangular, Round shapes.

How can I get sharp focus every time?

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There are various reasons why you might have problems getting sharp focus in your photos. Here are some tips for solving the problem.

Tips for Photographing Moon

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It can be tough to photograph the moon with a foreground. Here are few ideas to get you started.

How many photos is too many?

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I generally shoot lots of photos – but as I shoot, I delete the ones that aren’t worth keeping. Let me walk you through a typical shoot.

4 Tips for Macro Photography

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Macro Photography is tough. Even with a proper equipment lens, it is hard to photograph such tiny subjects. Here are few tips to get you started.