How to Photograph Comet Neowise – Where to Photograph Over Grand Teton National Park

Aaron will show you how and where to photograph Comet Neowise Over Grand Teton National Park on this video. He will share specific camera settings, how to focus, and what works best. He will show you how to make the shot with your DSLR, Point & Shoot, Mirrorless camera, or even Smart Phone. At the end of the video, he will show you the best places to go on the map to put the comet over the cathedral group, that is, Grand, Middle Teton, Teewinot, etc.

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Does Emotion Help? If it is Under Control !

In Blog #6 I was a bit embarrassed to admit that when I was highly emotional about getting a Teton Valley shot of the fog, I didn’t do a very good job of thinking straight.  I may be exaggerating a bit but as I develop my photography, I am fairly relaxed most of the time while getting landscape shots and I often feel “part of the environment.” I am finding that as I grow as a photographer, I take time to think about what I want my image to “say” rather than rushing to take a bunch of photos.  Early in my retirement I visited a number of National Park.  I seldom took time to feel part of the environment and rarely took time reflecting on what I wanted to share with my photos – my approach wasn’t exactly click-click-click but it wasn’t emotionally thoughtful either. Continue reading "Does Emotion Help? If it is Under Control !"

Does Emotion Help or Get in the Way?

First let me start by apologizing for not putting up a post for more than a month.  Like many of you, the only excuse I have for slowing down my life is covid-19, and it doesn’t seem like a very good explanation.  I’ve had plenty of “available time” but I didn’t seem to have the appropriate motivation to use that time constructively.  But I’m slowly getting over this hurdle and I must admit that the opening of the National Park and a bit more photography seems to be helping.  So, can focusing on taking photographs actually improve my general motivation?  Maybe.  I’m feeling better and glad to get out and take some photographs of the beauty around me.  And I just had a learning experience I’d like to share with you. Continue reading "Does Emotion Help or Get in the Way?"

Gimbal Head – Zhiyun Crane M2 Review

Aaron reviews the Zhiyun Crane M2 gimbal head. Is this the best lightweight gimbal head on the market? He talks about the pros and cons of the Zhiyun Crane M2, what he likes, and what could be better. You will see video samples from the different modes from the gimbal head.

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