Time to get out and shoot

One of the articles in today’s Petapixel blog is “13 Tips for Photographing Tiny Spring Flowers” https://petapixel.com/2022/03/06/13-tips-for-photographing-tiny-spring-flowers/ So when does this season start? Right now! I went outside today and found my usual patch of snowdrops and took a few shots. Crocus should be right after.

Equipment Purchase Help

We all know that our photography can get pricey. Listed in this post is 2 examples on how to ease the pain a little. Rent. For those of you that don’t know that you can rent equipment…you can! Whether you just want to use the equipment one time or want to test before you buy, …

Tutorials on FCC website

Check it out! Wow, we are really getting techy! The other night FCC had a simple presentation on Zoom on the CONCEPTS of Photoshop Layers and Layer Masks. Jim recorded the meeting and provided a link that is available to watch on the FCC website. Go to top menu and look under Tutorials. Again, this …

Raynox Macro Filter test

by Jack Martin In a previous post, I listed a product, Raynox Super Macro 250 filter. It is a magnifying filter that clips to the front of your lens. Being only $70 (that’s cheap in camera years, camera years are similar to dog years), I couldn’t resist. So the image here is beyond 1:1, more …

Backing Up Your Data

Backing up your data (and picture files) is always a prudent idea. Some back up to external hard drives, some back up to a cloud service, some do both. Anyway The is a backup software service called Goodsync offering a 25% discount but today is the last day. Just one of the many services and …

Bryan Peterson School of Photography

One of the major goals of the FCC posts is to spread photography information with others. Any FCC member that would like to contribute is welcome to forward the information to share on future posts. Brian Peterson is a local photographer that has written photography books and offer classes on photography. You can check out …