Solar Eclipse 2017

I prepared for the solar eclipse for a few months before the event. I got a solar filter (read this post), staked out my site several times with the PhotoPills app and got an LCD hood (read this post) in preparation for that site, but I ended up just shooting it from the shade of … More Solar Eclipse 2017

Supermoon Comparison

I saw some interesting graphics online about the difference between a supermoon and a regular moon, so I thought that I would try it with some images that I have taken in the last few years (Canon vs Fuji and supermoon lunar eclipse) with the same equipment (Fuji X-T1 + XC 50-230mm), and here is what I got. … More Supermoon Comparison

Cloudy Supermoon

I had no plans to shoot the supermoon on 11/14/16. I’ve shot the moon on several occasions (examples: Canon vs Fuji and supermoon lunar eclipse), our family had too much to do, and I had not planned out a shooting location to make the most of the opportunity. But, thankfully, my wife noticed on their way home from music lessons … More Cloudy Supermoon

Tiger Lillies

There are a few ways to decrease depth of field. You can get farther away and use a smaller aperture. Or you can get closer and your depth-of-field drops to mm’s. The seconds set of shots with the 10mm extension tube was not easy. Focusing is not normal with extension tubes in place. What you end up with … More Tiger Lillies