Don’t Say Cheese! How To Take Better Pictures of Your Kids – Part 6 – Figuring Out Your Camera Dial

I have to give a big thank you to my sister Jen for coming up with this topic.  What the heck do all these things mean on my camera dial?  They could also be somewhere on your point and shoot…Let me give you an idea of what I am talking[…]

Be Inspired: W. Eugene Smith

Smith was a photographer for Life magazine and perfected the photo essay while working for them.  He could tell a complete story without any words whatsoever.  He is well known for being a bit on the bristly side and was a well known perfectionist.  When you look at his photographs[…]

Be Inspired: Galen Rowell. Landscape Photographer

Galen Rowell’s images of landscapes are different.  They are different in the fact that before Galen, wilderness photos were much more of the observer with a camera.  Galen transcended wilderness photography by becoming an active participant in the image and landscape he was photographing.  Rowell often hiked, climbed mountains, and[…]

Choosing the Right Camera Bag For Your Budding Hobby

Are you thinking about taking the plunge and making photography a hobby?  Congratulations, and on behalf of photo nerds everywhere…We would love to have you!  You are in the Christmas Day phase of the hobby…buying all your gear.  It is exciting and a little nerve racking at the same time[…]

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The Only Lens You Will Ever Need. Tips from a pro.

If you are thinking about buying a DSLR camera or maybe you just bought one to take better photos of your family, kids, or you just got bitten by the photography bug then this is a great post for you to read.  For those who don’t know what DSLR means[…]

  1. Adam: Most professionals use cameras with full-frame sensors. A 50mm for those cameras would give you roughly the same field of…

    • Eric V.: I recommended the 50mm for its versatility of being an all around lens. From landscapes to close up portraits it…

  2. James: You mean 50mm focal length, right? As in, 35mm on a crop sensor. Training yourself with a 75mm focal length…

  3. Loki Velez: Dude, I understand you. The whole point, whether a crop frame or a full frame, is the 50mm perspective. So…

How big can I print my photo on canvas?

It’s a question we get asked all the time. People want to know how large they can print their image, taken from their camera. The terminology can be confusing but we’ve prepared this chart to serve as a guideline. The MegaPixels in your digital camera translate into pixel dimensions, which[…]

  1. Alexandra: This is super helpful! And just goes to show you that the megapixel madness of the newer sensors these days…

Corporate Décor – company art on canvas

iJango, an internet startup with a downtown Austin office had Canvas Press make a collection of canvas prints to decorate the walls. Using art from their own company in the form of logos and website screenshots, we were able to help them make a very personalized workspace.

  1. Tod Denham: Simply AMAZING! The mutli-functionality of this piece is putting me into awe. In conclusion I think this is great!