Day: March 14, 2017

How to Use Lens Adapters

Before you get into the whole business of adapting lenses, you need to understand why it’s done. Proprietary camera systems force you to buy lenses that are designed for that system for perpetuity. There may be great optics available on a different system, but you cannot use them unless you migrate to that other system—or use an adapter. […]

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Mixing Smoke Grenades with Location Portraits

Smoke grenades: foul smelling, clothes staining, and a primary tool for celebrating the birth of our nation. Recently, while in Austin Texas, I was introduced to a model, Valerie. She suggested using these smoke bombs for a portrait shoot I was immediately intrigued at the creative possibilities. [ Read More ] Mark Bowers Click Here […]

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10 Must-Use Bird Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

With an overwhelming number of settings on the new DSLRs, it becomes increasingly hectic to know which ones to use. Then it takes an incredibly steep learning curve to understand how these settings work. It is much worse for a bird photographer, isn’t it? Bird photography is extremely challenging and a wrong setting might mean […]

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