One way to spice up any landscape photo is to include the moon. Master photographers have long used the moon as a subject. Ansel Adams’ most well-known photograph is arguably “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico.” One of Frans Lanting’s most well known pieces is “Twilight of the Giants,” which features … [Read more...] about How to Photograph the Moon
This week we are going to discuss a popular photographic trend: panoramic photos. The idea of wide format panoramas are nothing new. Specialized panoramic film cameras have been around for decades. With modern computer software, however, a specialized camera is no longer required. Anyone can now … [Read more...] about Secrets of Panoramic Photography
One question we are often asked at Jones Photo is which camera should I buy? Although our main business is photofinishing and not camera sales, clients trust us for an honest opinion. The truth is just about any camera you buy today will produce excellent results. Digital camera technology has … [Read more...] about Which Camera Should I Buy?
As a general rule, no one wants blurry pictures, right? Ahhh, but there are exceptions to every rule. Blur caused by a slow shutter speed can be used as a creative technique to portray a sense of motion in a still photo. Look at this example of a train pulling into the station in downtown Paris. … [Read more...] about Blurry Photos are Good?
In this post we offer an important tip for improving your photographs. The one filter that every SLR camera owner should have is a circular polarizing filter. This filter will have an outer ring that lets it rotate freely when mounted on the camera lens. The reason for this is that it needs to be … [Read more...] about Which Filter do I Need?