Category: Shooting Tips

Photo Project 24 #2 – Geothermal Plant 2

Photo Project 24 #2 – Geothermal Plant

The second image from Photo Project 24 is an early morning shot of a geothermal power plant. To get a good silhouette, the team exposed the scene for the sky in the background. Since...

Photo Project 24 #1 – Dinosaur in Cabazon 0

Photo Project 24 #1 – Dinosaur in Cabazon

If you hadn’t heard about it before, Photo Project 24 is a collaborative project between myself and Chris Diset. The goal was to travel about 1,500 miles in 24 hours while stopping once an...

Getting The Shot – Salton Sea Sunrise 8

Getting The Shot – Salton Sea Sunrise

I’m going to try something new here. Usually I talk about some technique and build up to getting a shot with that technique. In this series I am going to show you a picture...

Harbor Digital Design Quick Spot 0

Harbor Digital Design Quick Spot

Most of you know I love using speedlites and am always looking for ways to use them more creatively. Recently I heard about a company called Harbor Digital Design and their new Quick Spot...

Choosing a travel lens 3

Choosing a travel lens

I get asked a lot about what kind of lenses to use for different situations and since I needed to select the lenses I would be traveling with here to Maui, I decided this...

Video Interview with Tamron at PMA 2010 1

Video Interview with Tamron at PMA 2010

Tamron is one of the leading third-party lens manufacturers and has a great lineup of lenses. This year they have released a new line with an improved vibration control (VC) system that uses a...

Video interview with Vanguard at PMA 2010 2

Video interview with Vanguard at PMA 2010

We first met Vanguard at PMA 2009 in Las Vegas and recently reviewed the Vanguard Alta Pro 284CT Tripod. We caught up with Jodi at PMA this week to talk about their new messenger...

Visit with Sigma at PMA 2010 1

Visit with Sigma at PMA 2010

The Camera Dojo crew stopped by the Sigma booth to talk to both their lens expert and their camera guru. Find out all the new things happening with Sigma in the following video interview.

Cullmann Tripods and EWA-Marine at PMA 2010 2

Cullmann Tripods and EWA-Marine at PMA 2010

If you haven’t seen the new tripod from Cullmann yet, you are in for not only a visual treat but your wallet will be in for a major treat as well. These amazing tripods...

Lensbaby at PMA 2010 0

Lensbaby at PMA 2010

We had a chance to meet up with Sam and Craig from Lensbaby at PMA 2010 and Sam walked us through the upcoming Control Freak which is a refresh of the Lensbaby 3G but...

PMA 2010 Highlights Part 1 4

PMA 2010 Highlights Part 1

The Camera Dojo team headed to Anaheim California to attend the Photo Marketing Association’s yearly trade show. The show is still going on this week so we will be back to get more information...

PMA 2010 Sneak Peak 2

PMA 2010 Sneak Peak

PMA is the largest domestic photography show every year bringing in vendors from around the globe to showcase their latest products. Before the first day is a quick sneak peak with a handful of...

Vanguard Alta Pro 284CT Tripod Review 3

Vanguard Alta Pro 284CT Tripod Review

Tripods are one of those big dollar purchases that many photographers put off well past then they should and I can’t count how many photographers I know that rarely use their tripod because they...