Category Archives: Misc


Costa Rica Wildlife Photography Workshop

The Adventure Of A Lifetime!

Update – the first week sold out in a matter of hours, and now the second week is sold out as well. Due to overwhelming demand, we talked with the resort and have added an additional four weeks – two in July and two in Aug/Sept (current date availability listed after the itinerary below)  These are already filling fast however, so book sooner rather than later. Workshop dates are below. 

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Also posted in Photo Trips

Reader Poll – I Need Your Advice

The survey is now closed – thank you!

So, I need your advice.

I’m looking for my next project or two and I have a ton of ideas. However, it would really help if I had a better idea of what kind of gear you shoot and what topics you were the most interested in.

Most of the topics below are self-explaintory, however, I want to explain the Field Techniques book …


Lens Sharpness Testing

NOTE: I’ve had a few comments / e-mails asking if this is how I AF fine tune my lenses. I wanted to mention before you start the article that this testing technique is NOT for that purpose. This is simply for sharpness testing between optics, not for AF fine tuning. For AF fine tuning, I use LensAlign. On to the article ūüôā

Lately, I‚Äôve been producing quite a few videos featuring sample shots from various …

Also posted in Techniques, Tests

Thank You Ohio House Of Representatives!

WOW! I got a real surprise in my mail last month!

I see a large envelope from my state¬†representative, Barbara Sears. Not sure what’s inside (or what I do LOL) so I open it up to find this special recognition from the Ohio House Of Representatives! Yes, I was VERY surprised!¬†So a big public HEARTFELT¬†THANK YOU¬†to Barbara Sears and the Ohio House Of¬†Representatives! This is …