Maybe you have an old film camera with some lenses, which you would like to be using again, or maybe you are missing, how you used to take photos. Either way, you can use vintage lenses on DSLR cameras. nos·tal·gia – a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy […]
Twenty-one years ago, my grandfather died at the age of 92 in the same house he grew up in. Next to the old pendulum clock in his living room, above his favorite chair, hung his wedding photo, a sepia colored image in a thick dark brown frame. Besides that wedding photo, there was only one […]
“Wide Open Spaces” She needs wide open spaces Room to make her big mistakes She needs new faces She knows the high stakes Dixie Chicks – Wide Open Spaces (1998) Usually, I don’t rely on small and light action-cameras to capture high quality aerial images. Instead, I use a smaller, relatively light mirrorless photo camera, […]
Sunday afternoon, ‘golden hour’ at the San Diego Country Estates, let’s launch Icarus and take some aerial photos. The weather is nice and clear, there is little to no wind this afternoon, and two batteries are charged, so that should be a good opportunity to take some nice shots. Here is one of the more […]
Hard to believe, but the photo above was taken at noon in very bright sun light … here is the more traditional look, showing the expected harsh light and deep shadows, created by the midday sun. Setting the camera’s shutter speed (the time light is allowed in to hit the film or sensor) high enough and […]
Golden hour at the San Vicente Golf Club and Resort In photography, the golden hour (sometimes known as magic hour) is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is higher in the sky. Picture yourself in this shot ..