Benefits of shooting in camera RAW vs JPEG

November 21, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Camera RAW vs. JPEG Fact: Most professional photographers shoot in camera RAW. So, what is RAW and what are the benefits of shooting in RAW rather than the standard camera default file format - JPEG. Think of RAW as unprocessed film, where all the processing of the image is done in your computer. Importing RAW, uncompressed files will require Phot...
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Compositional Framing in Photography

November 04, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
What is compositional framing in photography and why is it used? Compositional framing is the art of including natural or man-made structures in a photograph. The goal is to use these structures to frame a photo to create a sense of depth of field and focus, as well as draw the viewer's eye to a specific part of the image. If done properly, framin...
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Should you upgrade to a full frame digital camera?

May 20, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Should you upgrade your digital camera to a full frame DSLR or mirrorless camera? That depends, but before I offer my professional opinion, let me share some background. I am a professional nature/landscape photographer and I sell my photos through my website and in 6 League of NH Craftsmen galleries. I currently shoot with a Nikon D5600 (DX forma...
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Which aperture produces the sharpest image?

March 08, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Which aperture produces the sharpest image? This article is intended for those photographers using a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a digital mirrorless camera. So, whether you are a novice or a professional, you should benefit from the information I’m going to share with you. I’m a baby boomer professional nature photographer and I...
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The Power of Black and White Photography

January 03, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
The Power of Black and White Photography By Ron Bowman, NH Nature Photographer Black and white photography is growing in popularity and considered by many photographers and viewers to represent the true essence of artistic, fine art photography. By removing color from a photograph, the focus automatically shifts to the photo...
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