The Camranger is a handy wireless transmitter device that allows you to shoot wirelessly from your smartphone or ipad to your digital SLR. I bought it at a at the Johannesburg Photo Expo where it was being sold for about R2800 as a special price.  The chance to test it came on a recent […]

Setting up your camera

10 things about setting up your camera for best workflow
1. Make sure that your image sequence is set to continuous. You do not want it restarting with every shoot and giving you duplicated names.It is a good idea to give each camera a unique prefix eg. Nikon D800_sequence.

2. Synchronise the times and dates on […]

A common Lightroom question

This is one of the most common questions asked by Lightroom users.  You import your images, see the thumbnails appear, but if you wait a few seconds you notice that the thumbnails change.  The changes can be to tone, contrast, or color.  What gives?

When we photograph with a digital camera, even if we shoot […]

Photographing the Cape Winelands

Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are the three most visited areas and for good reason. These are the original wineland areas with fascinating historicies and you will not find a finer combination of wines, restaurants, architecture and general mountain scenery. The Hemel and Aarde Valley, Tulbagh, the West Coast and Cedarberg Wineries all have their […]

Steenberg Photographic

Our monthly photographic meetings at the stunning Steenberg Golf Club is gaining momentum and we are having some excellent evenings with great images. We generally meet the first Tuesday of every month (depending upon travel) and we have a themed evening followed by a dinner. So far the themes have been black and white, […]