The sub-$500 Camera?

Lots of people write me asking for recommendations on new cameras. The questions generally fall into one of these two categories:
1. I’m going on a big trip to Africa next week and I need to get a new camera. I’m willing to spend up to $500 for a nice camera. Which one should I buy?
2. [...]

Free DVD from Photoflex on Lighting and HD Video

Photoflex contacted me about a free DVD they are offering for Lighting and HD Video. The DVD shows both Nikon and Canon camera techniques. Here’s the link:

Awesome Workshop in Hood River

I just returned from a great Art of Travel Photography workshop in Hood River, Oregon. We had lots of happy people and everyone came away with some truly amazing photographs. 
We spent four days exploring the Columbia River Gorge and photographed locations from Vista House to the Tom McCall Nature Reserve to Mt. Hood. Folks came [...]

Don’t Underestimate Your Point and Shoot

I spend a lot of time teaching, discussing and writing about dSLR cameras, but there are many times where a simple point and shoot will get the job done well. My favorite point and shoot camera right now is the Canon G9. I’ve had this for about a year and have really grown to like [...]