Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 Review – Hands on in Namibia

Recently my wife, Susie, and I were leading a safari to Namibia for our company, International Wildlife Adventures, and we realized we should have one more camera and lens system as a backup in case […]


Dehaze Your Star Photos in Lightroom and Camera Raw

In June 2015, Adobe introduced a great new feature in both Lightroom and Camera Raw – a dehazing slider that dramatically reduces haze and improves contrast in photos. Initially available in the Creative Cloud versions […]


Make People Think Your iPhone Photos Are from a Real Camera

Sometimes the best camera to have is the one you brought with you. You can certainly blend in with the crowd better with a phone camera than a big ol’ SLR. Some great tips for […]

Travel Considerations for a DSLR

A friend asked me recently about lens choices for a DSLR [digital single-lens reflex camera] — what to bring along on her trip to Asia. She was concerned about not only weight but having to […]

Airport Security Blues

Just before the recent crackdown debacle in US airport security, I recently traveled through the Vancouver airport on my way to the Canadian Arctic. I had originated in Seattle, where other than the usual lines, the TSA […]

Canon 5D MKII and 7D Field Impressions [Part 3]: Conclusions

Without doubt, the Canon 5D MKII and the 7D are both ‘game-changers’ in photography, pointing the way to where more development is headed. The speed bump is that there’s a long way to go. Be […]