The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (My New Toy)

  I am treating myself to a new toy for Christmas.  I just picked up a Nikon D750, my first full frame camera and it is awesome.   I was torn between the D810 and the D750.  Both have its positives but I ended up deciding on the D750.  In my opinion it is the better overall camera and its cheaper.  The D810 seemed to be better for studio work and landscape photography which both appeal to me.  It has 36 megapixels and with that I could create some very large prints of landscapes.  Maybe the next iteration of this camera will be in my future.  One reason I decided not… Read More

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Panoramic Shot

Have you ever saw a wide beautiful landscape and wanted to capture this beauty with one photo?  The answer to this is to take a panoramic shot because otherwise everything cannot fit into the frame.  On the Iphone you are able to create this by rotating with the phone while taking a picture.  If you are not using your Iphone you will have to stitch the images together.  I am going to create a panoramic shot by taking several images and stitching them together in Photoshop or Lightroom.  It is best to use a tripod to keep your camera steady but I decided to go handheld with the camera and… Read More

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My Favorite Place in England

This blog post is dedicated to one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Lake District, England. I have taken 2 trips to the area in 3 months as I was amazed by the natural beauty picturesque landscape. The area is a photographer’s dream and a great place to hone in your skills. I last visited in the summer where the fells (small mountains) are covered with gorgeous green landscapes and there are many rivers, waterfalls and lakes to visit. On the 1st trip I stayed at this quaint B&B in Keswick owned by a lovely family that recently moved to the Lake District. I was lucky enough… Read More

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