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An Introduction to Hockey Photography

Your Guide to Improving Your Hockey Photography Read more in the Hockey Photography Series: Introduction Aperture Shutter Speed ISO FocusWhat Lens to UseHockey is a fun and fast sport, but it can also be incredibly challenging to photograph. This guide, presented as a...

Taking an Outdoor Hockey Picture

Taking an Outdoor Ice Hockey Portrait It’s winter. In Canada. That means hockey. I recently took advantage of a rather fine day recently to get an action shot out on the pond. Here’s a rundown of what went into getting this image. To start with, here's the final shot...

Light Painting a BMW

Light Painting with a BMW Light painting is fun. If you’ve never tried it before, go try it. You won’t regret it. All you need is a tripod, a camera that can take slow shutter pictures and a strong, mobile light source. Even a flashlight works For this shot I used the...

How to Add Depth to your Photos

How to Show Depth in Your PhotosPhotos are viewed in two dimensions. The world, inconveniently enough, tends to come with one more dimension than that. This bothersome little fact can become very problematic for your photography. Where’s the depth? You’ve probably...

How to take a Dramatic Hockey Portrait

How to take a dramatic hockey portrait Read more in the Hockey Photography Series:It’s not every day you get to play with flashes at a hockey rink. So, here's how to make the most of it.Hockey is fantastic, but taking great photos of hockey can be a nightmare. Combine...

Using your Laptop as a Key Light for a Fun Portrait Photo

Using a Laptop as a Key Light for a Self PortraitIn the endless pursuit of soft light sources to use for our next portrait, you might be ignoring a fun little option that is right underneath your nose.No, I’m not talking about your moustache. This post is about using...

Painting with Light

Light painting with cars is something I’ve wanted to try for a while. Unfortunately, I drive a Honda Civic. Yes, it’s a reliable car and I enjoy driving it. But I’ve found that no matter what angle I snap a picture from, it doesn’t exactly give...