Articles written by: Photonews

A Shot in the Dark
Editor's Choice / Springboard

A Shot in the Dark

Truly dark skies are found in fewer and fewer locations on Earth. That is one of the reasons that I have become a Landscape Astrophotographer. Photographing the beauty of our night skies gives me the chance to share the beauty with people. Also, it helps to raise awareness to the [...]

150mm Filter System
Reviews

150mm Filter System

The Tamron 15-30mm F2.8 lens is a brilliant piece of glass that is getting quite a bit of fan-fare from photographers. One common issue with these ultra wide angle lenses however are the protruding front elements which make it very difficult to mount traditional threaded filters. As a result photographers [...]

Storm Chasing
Editor's Choice / Inspiration

Storm Chasing

Storm chasing has become increasingly popular with the increase of social media and storm chasing reality shows. I often get asked when did you start photography and storm chasing and surprisingly the answer is the same. July 26th, 2012. I went out on my first storm chase with a Fuji [...]

Light Modifiers – Shape Matters
Featured / Tutorials

Light Modifiers – Shape Matters

What Shape of Flash Modifier Do I Need? Most photographers, after they have added a couple of lenses, will invest in a Flash – also known as a Speedlight for their camera. There are many advantages to adding a Flash to your camera bag. This series of articles will help [...]

A Lovely Sensitivity
Featured

A Lovely Sensitivity

Two and a half years ago, Leah den Bok was about to take an early retirement from photography. She was only twelve and a half years old. “I don’t think my pictures are any good!”, she dejectedly exclaimed to her dad one day. Joel Sartore, the world famous National Geographic [...]