Photography Tips & Tutorials

Mom and Dad Cameras

5 Best Compact Cameras for Mom & Dad

As we wrap up Mother's Day and prepare for Father's Day, we thought we would put together a guide of our best cameras for mom and dads who want better results when photographing their...
dragging the shutter

Dragging the Shutter Underwater by Michael Zeigler

Written by Michael Zeigler  |  Photos by Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner Dragging the shutter underwater can help produce images that convey a feeling of motion to the viewer. Strobe light allowed me to "freeze" the foreground subjects...
directing the eye

Directing the Eye Part 1 – Psychological Elements by Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 1 - Psychological Elements Composition is the art of arranging things in a photograph to achieve the maximum impact. It is affected by where you choose to place objects, how you pose...
Rule of thirds

Forget the Rule of Thirds by Thann Clark

Composition is the soul of photography, but not an easy subject to master, and not one that can be learned by following simple rules. The first thing inevitably taught in photographic composition is “The...
shooting shipwrecks

Top 10 Tips for Shooting Shipwrecks by Todd Winner

Text by: Todd Winner - Photography by: Todd Winner and Michael Zeigler Michael Zeigler on the wreck of the Hogan. San Diego, CA, Canon 5D mark III, Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens, Nauticam housing, and Ikelite strobes. Shipwrecks have always been fascinating...
amazing underwater photos

Top 10 Tips for Amazing Underwater Photos by Michael Zeigler

Written by Michael Zeigler  Photos by Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner Have you ever taken a photo, reviewed it on the LCD screen, and thought to yourself, "Nailed it!"? Chances are you have, and chances...
Don't Take Pictures

Don’t Take Pictures

Photographers are visual people, it is safe to say we are among the most visual people there are. As a group we are the least likely to think about how words and language affect...
Organize Digital Photos

Organizing Digital Photos in 5 Easy Steps

ORGANIZING DIGITAL PHOTOS IN FIVE STEPS Now that the holiday season has ended, what are you going to do with the 1500 digital photos you took? One of the many joys of digital photography is...
Baseball Photography

Best Practices for Baseball Photography

Photographing baseball games can be a challenge at times due to the combination of the fences, limited close access and the often uneven pace of the game. That said, America’s Game is also a...
costal photos

Shooting Coastal Photos That Connect

For many of us, summer means a trip to the beach. After all, nothing says ‘vacation’ like sand between our toes and saltwater in our hair. The beach is also a popular photography venue...