Big Ticket Lenses: Try Before You Buy

This post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography. Over the years, I’ve picked up a handful of lenses. I have the Canon 24-105mm f/4 lens that came bundled with my camera and I’ve also purchased the Canon 50mm f/1.4 and 85mm f/1.8 lenses. For the most part, these lenses cover me pretty well for […]

Which Canon 50mm Lens is Right for You?

This post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography. When I purchased my first DSLR camera, a Canon Rebel XTi, I was lucky to have a friend to help guide me with my purchasing decision.  He was pretty adamant that I should skip the kit lens that typically comes bundled with the camera and go […]

How to Achieve Beautiful Bokeh

It happens all the time. A person buys a DSLR and one of the first things they want to accomplish is creating backgrounds that are blurry and full of beautiful little circles of light. In other words they want BOKEH. Those blurry backgrounds are a desired feature not only because they are pleasing to the […]

Christmas Bokeh

Pin It The Christmas season is a delight to photographers for many reasons, one of which is the dreamy bokeh you can create with the lights used to decorate inside and out. Darcy at My Three Boybarians is holding her Holiday Bokeh party again this year, including prizes from some amazing vendors (including me – […]