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“All-in-camera, old school photography” with digital cameras, Part 3

By Randall J. HodgesIn this third installment, I’d like to drill down further into the “Digital Rolls of Film” process that I rely on, show you a few images and explain the filters and settings I used to create each image

Posted in 2016, Blog, Randall Hodges

Some tips and techniques from the “Last Frontier”

By Jeff SchultzEditor’s note: We are pleased to welcome Jeff Schultz to our blog. Jeff has lived in Alaska for close to 40 years and conducts workshops and custom tours to many of his favorite locations throughout the state.Canon 5D Mark

Posted in 2016, Blog

When the great becomes commonplace

By Tony SweetI remember years ago, after submitting images for an article, a phone call from my editor. “Please… no more slot canyon shots. Please….” I was disappointed, but I understood. For several years after the slots got “discovered” by people with their

Posted in 2016, Blog, Tony Sweet

Polarizers, how they work, when and how to use them…

By E.J. PeikerEditor’s note: This is an updated article on polarization that E.J. originally wrote for the Singh-Ray blog several years ago. The spring and summer are definitely times you want to have your polarizer with you, so we thought

Posted in 2016, Blog, E.J. Peiker

Tips For Better Wildflower Images – Part 2

By Don Smith Lupine and Balsamroot against setting sun, Columbia State Park, Dalles Mountain Ranch, Washington. Sony a7R, Sony/Zeiss 16-35mm, f/22, 1/8th, Auto ISO @ 640.Tip #6 – Auto ISOMost new digital cameras are now offering Auto ISO. I find,

Posted in 2016, Blog, Don Smith

Tips For Better Wildflower Images – Part 1

By Don SmithEditor’s note: It’s flower time in many parts of the world now, so we thought these tips from Don Smith might be helpful – here is part one. Don’s essential tools for shooting wildflowers include his Singh-Ray warming

Posted in 2016, Blog, Don Smith

Capturing the image you envision

By Michael KishPhotographers now have more powerful tools available to them than ever before. Exciting new sensor technologies already up to 50+ megapixels. Lenses that can resolve the finest detail. Huge advances in the digital darkroom, such as the ability

Posted in 2016, Blog, Michael Kish

Capturing a special moment at the Taj Mahal

By Jay Dickman The Taj Mahal was built in 1631 by Shah Jahan, as a testament to the love he felt for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal who died giving birth to their 14th child, Gauhara Begum. The ivory-white marble mausoleum

Posted in 2016, Blog, Jay Dickman

For stronger foregrounds, try taking a bug’s eye view!

By Don SmithEditor’s note: Don’s technique for capturing and processing this image is also a great way to solve the challenge of combining a very long exposure for one element of a scene with the need for a faster exposure

Posted in 2016, Blog, Don Smith

Tips for using your Mor-Slo™ 10-stop solid neutral density filter

Editor’s note: This post is the second in a series on using solid neutral density filters, arguably one of today’s most popular creative tools for photographers. Singh-Ray pioneered the development of these filters and now offers a choice of  5-,

Posted in 2016, Blog, Singh-Ray