Lens Hoods – Two Reasons You Need One

Lens Hoods – Two Reasons You Need One

When you purchased a lens, it probably came with a lens hood.  If it didn’t, it is a good idea to get one that is made for your lens.  They come in many shapes and sizes such as Petal, used for prime lenses, and Cylindrical, used mostly with telephoto lenses....
Why Are My Photos Blurry?

Why Are My Photos Blurry?

You are at a sporting event and have taken several hundred photos.  Now, you know not all of them are going to be keepers but, you expect to see some amazing shots.  Because, after all, you are an amazing sports photographer. You import your photos into your favorite...
How I Captured This Great Capitol City Classic Photo

How I Captured This Great Capitol City Classic Photo

The Event This shot was taken at the Capitol City Classic high school basketball tournament held in Salem, OR.  I have been shooting this event since it began a few years ago.  I like to shoot this event because of the high caliber of athletes involved.  Most of the...
Beginner Tips for Football Photography

Beginner Tips for Football Photography

When it comes to sports photography, football is one of my favorite sports to shoot.  I get to be outside and I really enjoy the atmosphere.  A quick warning, In this article I may be using football language.  So, if you don’t know football very well, just fake...

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