10 Essential Items For Every Photographer’s Camera Bag

By Jeffrey M. Greene - Every experienced outdoorsman packs their "10 Essentials" when venturing into the wilderness. These are the basic necessities required to survive in case of an emergency. For photographers, I recommend these 10 Camera Bag Essentials for survival. In addition to my camera, lenses, and flash, these are items that I keep in … Continue reading 10 Essential Items For Every Photographer’s Camera Bag

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Time to Spring Forward

By Jeff Greene Tomorrow, March 10th, is the second Sunday of March and that means it's Daylight Saving Time. This is a reminder to set all of your clocks ahead one hour to Daylight Saving Time. (Spring Forward, Fall Back) Changing the time on a Canon EOS 7D The Good News is that we all get … Continue reading Time to Spring Forward

A Negative Experience…

By Jeffrey M. Greene Last month I made a quick trip to Durango, CO to visit my mom and dad to help out with a few things around the property.  After a full day of shoveling snow, restocking firewood, and fixing some minor tractor repairs, I spent the evening in my dad's study catching up … Continue reading A Negative Experience…

Planning, Patience, and a Polarizer Pays Off…

By Jeff Greene We recently bought a new home in Enumclaw, WA which is only about 25 miles from Mt.Rainier. But with an elevation of 14,411' and a prominence over 13,000' high, it looks a helluva lot closer than that.  Mt. Rainier dominates the town's skyline and its looming presence on a clear day is … Continue reading Planning, Patience, and a Polarizer Pays Off…

Using Fill Flash for Outdoor Portraits

By Jeff Greene Here's a simple lighting tip to vastly improve your outdoor portraits and candid photos. Use your flash. I know, I know... you're probably thinking that it's already nice and bright outside so why would you need to use a flash?    This is why... I've posed Eric with his back directly to the … Continue reading Using Fill Flash for Outdoor Portraits

Choosing the Right Lens

The most common question I hear upon arriving on scene at nearly every photo workshop photo opportunity is; "Hey Jeff, what lens should I use?" In most cases, I'll recommend the lens that will provide the best composition, but I always encourage the attendees to bring along a couple of different lenses to create different variations of the scene. Nearly every landscape will provide … Continue reading Choosing the Right Lens