photography Archive

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art Lens Review

This Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art review covers the strengths and weaknesses of this new lens based on my real world use, with sample photos that I’ve shot with it in the field. Once again, Sigma pushed the envelope with this lens…at least on paper, as there is nothing else like it. In this review, we’ll

Ultimate Disney Parks Photography Guide

Looking for the best camera, lens, or other photography equipment to take great photos or improve your photography skills? This photography guide offers tutorials to take better photos in a variety of scenes at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and beyond! The guide also provides helpful “real world” photography equipment reviews from an actual photographer (take a

Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 Lens Review

The Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 lens is the Chuck Norris of wide angle lenses. Actually, that’s an understatement. It’s the Chuck Norris+Jack Bauer+James Bond+whatever other badass you can think of, all rolled into one, in lens form. This lens is the reason I upgraded to a full frame camera, and if you enjoy wide angle photography,

Ultra Wide Angle Lens Guide

Trying to choose the right ultra wide angle lens for you? This post compares and contrasts the most popular options for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, and weighs the pros and cons of each, including price, sharpness, size, field of view, distortion, and several other factors that will–or should–impact your decision when choosing an ultra wide

How to Photograph Fireworks

In honor of this weekend’s Independence Day holiday (good luck to everyone braving the crowds at Walt Disney World!), this post offers a how to guide for photographing fireworks! This is one of the most intimidating types of photography to beginners, but it’s really easy to learn once you understand the basics and spend some time

Disney Night Photos WITHOUT A Tripod

Many people want great night photos from the Disney parks, but carrying a tripod is either impractical or impossible for them. For this post, I share some tripod alternatives. Since I have a minor “rant” at the end about recent rumors of Disney banning tripods, I’ll skip my normal prefatory remarks, and cut to the chase here