When I first unboxed the Canon 5DSR I picked up off of eBay, I couldn’t wait to try it out and see what a difference the 50.6 megapixel, unfiltered resolution offered over my beloved Canon EOS R‘s 30.3 megapixels. I’d done tons of reading… Continue Reading “Achieving Stability: Three steps for Consistently Getting Ultra Sharp Images”
After stumbling across the best deal I’d ever seen on a slightly used Canon 5DSR, I ended up re-evaluating whether or not I actually needed three camera bodies. I’d never had more than just my trusty Canon R before June of 2020 when I… Continue Reading “Final gear change in my landscape kit for 2021”
I know that I haven’t. Even after years of living in Pennsylvania, I’d never heard of the phenomenon where fog rolls through and literally frosts everything in its path. And yet on my cross country road trip in December 2020, I found myself face… Continue Reading “Have you ever heard of freezing fog?”
If you’ve ever used a lens with Image Stabilization (or Optical Stabilization, or Vibration Reduction, etc…), you’re probably well aware of the magical ability to hand hold your camera and achieve a clear shot at what seems like an unbelievable shutter speed. The first… Continue Reading “Image Stabilization vs. Tripod Sharpness”
What is the best lens for landscape photography?
My ultralight hiking photography setup
This morning was the first day where it started to feel a bit like fall outside. As someone who has lived most of life on the East Coast, living in SoCal has been challenging with the lack of autumn color. The weather is great,… Continue Reading “First Signs of Fall – Sept. 2020”
Turning an “OK” view into a cool panorama!
Seven Things I Learned in the Redwoods
With the announcement of the recently revealed Canon R5, it’s hard not to compare it to my existing camera body, the Canon R. I’d known for some time now based on rumors floating around that the R5 would be in the mid-40 megapixel range… Continue Reading “Is 45+ Megapixels really necessary?”