Blog Archives

“All in camera, old school photography” with digital, part two

by Randall J. Hodges This is the second article in my “All in Camera” series for the Singh-Ray blog. Today, I’d like to highlight the need to control white balance during image capture and discuss a valuable in-camera tool you might

Posted in 2015, 2016, Blog, Randall Hodges

Where to next… and what should I bring?

By Brian Rueb For me, a lot of the fun of photography is picking which new area I want to go photograph. I’m spinning a virtual globe and searching for the next spot. Once I find that location, the real work

Posted in 2015, Blog, Brian Rueb

Grad School

By Gary Hart Editor’s note: Gary Hart has been using Singh-Ray Galen Rowell graduated neutral density filters and Daryl Benson reverse graduated neutral density filters for many years and is an acknowledged expert in their use as an essential creative tool

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

The long exposure as a creative tool

By Dr. Jason Odell As a professional photographer, I’m always exploring creative techniques and how they can be used to create impact in my images. One of my favorite techniques is to use a long exposure to deliberately convey motion by

Posted in 2015, Blog, Jason Odell

Are you a photographer or a tourist?

By Gary Hart Editor’s note: Having recently experienced this dilemma on a trip with my daughter, I found this article by Gary to be especially meaningful. We hope you do, too. Warm Light, El Capitan Clearing Storm, Yosemite (2007) Canon EOS-1Ds Mark

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

Photoshop and six tools… with a video demonstration

By Cole Thompson Editor’s note: We are huge admirers of Cole’s work and have always wondered how he processed his memorable B&W images. Here Cole describes his process – and illustrates it with the video included in this article. Cole uses

Posted in 2015, Blog, Cole Thompson

5 reasons why you should be using a circular polarizing filter

By Don Smith   The sun sets through fog as seen from Fremont Peak State Park, San Benito County, California (Sony a7R II, Sony/Zeiss 24-70mm, f/22, 1/10th, ISO 100, Singh-Ray Neutral Polarizer)   If you are serious about your landscape

Posted in 2015, Blog, Don Smith

Wrong is sometimes right… and other considerations

By Jack Graham     At times there are a few traps we photographers fall into that hinder our creativity. Often the most common trap encountered is following rules … especially when it comes to composition.   The four main

Posted in 2015, Blog, Jack Graham

My 3-stop reverse graduated ND filter.
An essential tool for shooting sunsets.

By Brady Cabe   Typical graduated filters are darkest at one end, and gradually lighten up along the length of the filter. These are essential for any landscape photographer’s kit, and are commonly used when the sun is above the frame,

Posted in 2015, Blog, Brady Cabe

Photographing moving water

By Robert Clark   Moving water – waterfalls, rivers, streams and surf – often presents unique challenges to the landscape photographer. The most common way to capture images of moving water is to use a slower shutter speed. But how

Posted in 2015, Blog, Robert Clark