Nikon DSLR bodies without built-in Autofocus.

Nikon DSLR bodies without built-in Autofocus.

I shoot both with Nikon and Canon, and love their midrange and professional grade cameras. However,  I usually recommend Canon when it comes to entry level, beginner cameras. One of the main reasons I do so is due to the availability of inexpensive lenses. Entry level cameras are all so very similar when looking at them side by side under...Read more
Canon XTi – Older, but still very nice!

Canon XTi – Older, but still very nice!

That first year of shooting digital had so much more of an impact on me than the entirety of the seven previous years, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without this camera. However, bias aside, it is still a very capable camera, and very budget-friendly for someone just starting out, and concerned with learning above all else. This is the camera that...Read more
A Power Comparison of Popular Hotshoe Flashes

A Power Comparison of Popular Hotshoe Flashes

I am a big fan of speedlite use for off camera flash. I hear people all the time on different forums recommend one flash over another since “it’s much much more powerful”, yet I find otherwise in my own extensive experience with speedlites. I decided to put a bunch of flashes to the test, and see just how “much much more...Read more
Easy Smoke Photography

Easy Smoke Photography

Every so often, when sitting at home bored on a weekend evening, I pick something new to learn. Water drop photography was one of my recent things to play around with, and this week I wanted to learn Smoke Photography. The best part … I LIT THINGS ON FIRE! Okay, it was a candle, but I have always been awestruck by...Read more