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What Is Burning Man? Erica Martin, Photographer

“So, what’s Burning Man?” people often ask me, since I’ve been a few times.  “Isn’t it that wild rave thing in the desert?  Where they burn something?”  What is it that compelled over 50,000 people last year to travel from all over the world to one of the more inhospitable parts of Nevada in the […]

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Clamp it !

Stabilizing your camera is key when you’re in a situation when using a tripod is out of the question. If you have something stable to clamp on to, say a shark dive cage then you’re in luck. I recommend attaching the Matthews Studio Clamp to a Manfroto Ball Head to lock down any shot that […]

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What storage to take on a photo safari

Go straight for the 16 gigs or better yet 32 gigs…forget about anything smaller. We like to shoot RAW plus large Jpegs and so we need lots of space. Take several cards and label before hand so after your afternoon game drive you can put the camera aside and enjoy your “Sundowner” instead of racing […]

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Canon Power Shot SX200 IS …Wow

With so many cool features packed into a palm sized digital camera body one must wonder what is coming next. The SX200 has a stunning retractable 28-340mm lens with true image stabilization. Low light or bright, this camera produces crisp wide-screen landscapes at (4000×2248) features a “don’t get bit” super macro setting (0-2cm, 0.79in) for […]

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