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Macro Photography Tips: Flowers

July 03, 2017 - Macro (life sized or greater) or close up Photography requires a DSLR with a dedicated macro lens for the best shots. V...
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Fisheye Lens Tips

May 22, 2017 - A fisheye lens is an ultra-wide angle lens (short focal length) that produces strong visual barrel distortion intended t...
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Storytelling with Pictures

November 01, 2016 - 1. Know your equipment so you will be able to shoot from darkness to daylight. I needed to shoot in Manual mode until da...
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Macro Flower Photography and exploring Microscopic Photography with diffuser ring flash

May 30, 2016 - I am generally not fond of point and shoot cameras, but my new one - The Olympus Tough TG 4 is waterproof and shockproof...
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MAY 2015_Flower Photography

May 01, 2015 - Try different lighting in the studio, such as back lighting with a softbox (or use any light softened with a white sheet...
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April 2015 Blog_ Photography of Shopkeepers

March 31, 2015 - I never really appreciated rapid fire street photography but rather admired portraits of people, such as shopkeepers, th...
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2015_Become a Better Photographer

December 29, 2014 - Make your top priority for this New Year to become a better photographer. You do not need a new camera to take a great...
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Photography of Silhouette’s, Shadows and Reflections:

November 01, 2014 - Photography of Silhouette’s, Shadows and Reflections: Less may be more Back lite photos (light from behind the subject)...
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June 2014 Photo Tips: Travel Photography

June 01, 2014 - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS: Shoot iconic structures from a different vantage point. Move around. Follow the light to choos...
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May 2014 Photo Tips: Using a Fisheye Lens

May 01, 2014 - A fish-eye lens is an ultra-wide angle lens (short focal length) that produces strong visual barrel distortion intended...
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January 2014_Photo Tips_Wildlife Photography

January 01, 2014 - What makes animal or any wildlife photography special? What makes someone want to linger over an image? Emotion or feeli...
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December 2013 Photo Tips

December 01, 2013 - Winter Photography Tips: Remember the three basics to getting a good shot: SAS – concentrate on the SUBJECT then see ho...
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November 2013 Photo Tips_Portrait Photography Deadly Sins

October 31, 2013 - Five Six deadly sins to avoid in Portrait Photography: Wrong focus point: Focus on the eyes or the eye closest to the c...
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September Photo Tips 2013 and the Making of the Lismore Castle Book

August 26, 2013 - Once Upon a Time Were were all invit... By Judith Monteferrante Book Preview The link to the book preview to...
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June_Capturing Sharp Photos

June 01, 2013 - Use a tripod to keep the camera rigid. Invest in a good steady but lightweight tripod such as carbon fiber one. Manfrott...
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April Photo Tips_Wildlife Photography

April 01, 2013 - Be at your subject’s eye level to create an intimate environment. The worse position is shooting down on the wildlife su...
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March Photo Tips_ Breaking Rules

March 01, 2013 - I always say you need to know the rules before you break them! But when you do, here are some exceptions: 1. Taking pic...
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January 2013_Winter Photography Tips

January 01, 2013 - It is crucial if you are in cold temperatures to keep your digital camera cool. Do not attempt to make it warm through p...
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Photo Tips for November 2012

November 01, 2012 - 1. Take your photo in the best possible light. You may have heard that the best light for most photography is very early...
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High Five Photo Tips for Jan-Feb 2012

January 03, 2012 - High Five Photo Tips for JANUARY - FEBRUARY: 1. Light Painting is done in the dark with the camera on a tripod se...
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High Five Photo Tips for MAY

June 09, 2011 - High Five Photo Tips for MAY 1. Go take a walk with a prime lens and force yourself to see with that lens. It will...
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Shooting in the Cold by Guest Blogger Richard Hydren

February 24, 2011 - This is a guest entry by Richard Hydren. While Judith is enjoying the warmth of Hawaii for several weeks she asked me to...
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