What’s With The ISO?

In The Big Q, Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David38 Comments

Every week, without fail, I get an email from an inquisitive mind about the EXIF data in Within The Frame, specifically the question goes like this, and I quote from yesterday morning’s email on the matter: I noticed that in quite a lot of your photos you use high ISO even though there seems no reason to do so, for …

The Big Q

In The Big Q, Vision Is Better by David3 Comments

It’s still the long-weekend here in Canada. Man, it’s been relaxing to be away from it all. Tomorrow’s a travel day so check in, I’ll try to post, but no promises. The Big Q A question that came out of a recent Big Q from Matt: How do you balance your vision verses the vision of the art director/graphic designers …

The Big Q

In The Big Q, Tutorials &Technique, Wallpapers, Workflow & Technical Issues by David13 Comments

Two questions came out when I posted this month’s wallpaper last week. So it’s a Two-fer this week. The Big Q “I like this monochrome look. What was the original color/colors? Do you “see” these monochrome image when you are there shooting? Was this one of those cases where you look at the computer screen and see a grey uninteresting …

The Big Q

In The Big Q by David12 Comments

The Big Q “David, I’m an avid reader of your blog. Further, I cannot wait to get  my hands on your book as a source of inspiration. I’ve read all of the  available excerpts and am hungry for more. I’m curious, how much directing do you have to do when out shooting.  In other words, are all of the scenes …

The Big Q – Dust and Grime

In The Big Q by David25 Comments

The Big Q With all the traveling you do, you must get a lot of crud on your gear. What would be your gear cleaning routine? I’m often troubled from shooting at family dinners (kids spit, pets lick, food splatter…), and also blown dirt from coastal areas. Often a big air blower bulb doesn’t dislodge anything that’s been wet, but …