So, I was reading last months issue of one of my many photography magazine subscriptions and there was this whole review about the “latest and greatest” camera lenses that were new to the market.  This type of reading always catches my eye because I’m such a sucker for the “latest and greatest” anything.  And just… Read More


Saturday, August 8, 2009 Rain or Shine 9 am – 8 pm Belmont Lake State Park Pavillion 625 Belmont Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702 Sponsored by the Parrot Fanciers Club Admission $5 pp to help with rescued birds; additional fee for parking. The Parrot Club will be providing hot dogs, plates, soda and will share donated… Read More


The best way to keep your camera lenses clean is to, first and foremost, keep your lens caps on when your lens is not in use.  When changing lenses, be sure to immediately cap the lens after you remove them from the camera body. The most important part of the lens is the rear part… Read More


It may look easy, but portrait photography requires more than a point and click approach.  The photographer wants to capture the physical features of the subject or subjects and inject the mood of the moment into the photograph.  So how do you get the subject to give you a natural look and how do you… Read More


It’s that exciting time of year again, Fourth of July.  Time to get some great photos of fireworks.  Here are a few tips from a recent article from Digital Photography School. 1.) Use a Tripod:  A tripod is critical when shooting fireworks because you will be using longer shutter speeds to capture the movement of the… Read More


“Kodachrome They give us those nice bright colors They give us the greens of summers Makes you think all the world’s a sunny day, Oh yeah I got a Nikon camera I love to take a photograph So mama don’t take my Kodachrome away” – Paul Simon Yesterday, Kodak announced that after 74 years of… Read More


I know this has happened to you before.  You show up at work on Monday with a semi-ambitious ‘To-Do’ list for the week and before you know it it’s Thursday and you’ve managed to increase rather than decrease the items on the list.  No problem!   This phenomenon is the result of personal or business growth.… Read More