Things I Wish I Had Known in 2007

Light bulb idea

Let me explain the “2007:” this was when I bought my first digital camera, a Canon 30D, and became, as we now describe it, “an enthusiast” photographer. I spent a lot of time and effort teaching myself and, in the process, produced predominately mediocre images. I have recently been looking back at these early digital … Read more

The Photographer’s Best Friend

Ed_Batsel-The Photographer’s Best Friend

Let me cut to the chase…the photographer’s best friend is another photographer! What I have in mind is the forming of personal relationships with other photographers that you and I should work at whenever and wherever possible. “Become a member of and participate in the activities of a camera club” appears frequently in presentations by … Read more

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

This is the time of year when you and I are encouraged to identify things in our lives for which we are thankful. You know the drill. However, there are a host of things that have a life and an influence of which we are not normally aware. Behind the scenes, or behind closed doors, … Read more