September 2015

Visiting Oaklawn Farm Zoo is a family tradition. It's pretty cool to have a zoo with lions, cheetahs and zebras in the Annapolis Valley (Nova Scotia). The best time to go to Oaklawn may be around feeding time. You can check their site for more information. And it's a great place to practice photography! The animals are used to people, [...]

One thing we love about summer in Canada is having campfires with friends. Whether it's at the beach, the campsite, or in the backyard, campfires are a cozy way to visit and catch up with family and friends. They are also a great time to play with long-exposure fire photography! Capturing great shots of the fire [...]

A couple of weeks ago, we visited Oaklawn Farm Zoo with friends. See more photos from the trip. I've always loved that crazy camels mouth! This visit I was determined to catch it on video. As you will see in the video, the camel was very curious. He followed me along the fence, eager to put [...]

In this post, you'll learn how to choose an ISO setting. Choosing an ISO setting basically comes down to two things: the light you're working with, and the type of shot you're after. Low light requires a higher ISO setting. You might also want to adjust the ISO for action shots and shots taken without a tripod. ISO is [...]

Living Landscapes: A Guide To Stunning Landscape Photography is a book from Digital Photography School written by Todd and Sarah Sisson. The links in this post are affiliate links, which means we will receive a commission if you decide to buy a copy for yourself. We purchased this book and use it to improve our [...]

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