Photo Techniques

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/cardinal/public_html/cp.com/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 33.

Using Infrared to improve your color photos: Cutting through fog

Russian Ridge View in Fog with IR Layer OverlayInfrared is its own special kind of photography, and can provide plenty of really great images on its own. In addition to making great images of temples and landscapes, Infrared images can also be a tool to improve your color photographs. Currently the techniques in this article are a little advanced, and require some fairly specialized camera hardware, but if they catch on then it is only a matter of time before they are embedded in popular cameras and software solutions. In the meantime, for those willing to do some extra work, the result can be seemingly impossible photographs. Read more »

Eye-Fi Pro: Perfect accessory for your new camera

Eye-Fi 8GB X2 Pro SDHC CardAs exciting as it is to unwrap—or watch a friend or family member unwrap—a new camera on Christmas morning, there is a way to make it even more fun to share the holiday spirit. With an Eye-Fi Pro SD card you can automatically and wirelessly show the images as they are taken on a smartphone or tablet. At our house we leave my tablet propped up on a stand showing the most recent holiday cheer! Read more »

Rainy Day project -- Lensbaby Composer

Today was looking quite soggy so I figured it was a great time to try out my new Composer from Lensbaby. I have a 3G Lensbaby but have never found it easy enough to use to make it a regular in my camera bag. When Sam showed me the Composer at PMA I was very impressed. It's a no-brainer to operate with a simple focus ring and a front element you can simply point where you want. But how are the images...