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Ask James: Using Star Walk 2

Great question Karen! For those that don’t know Karen, she’s one of my favorite Aussie’s in the world, a workshop alumni (2 workshops so far) and has become a great …

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Ask James – UV Filters

I stopped using UV filters on my lenses around 4 years ago. There are certainly some advantages to using them, but they don’t outweigh the disadvantages in my opinion. The main …

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Ask James: Are Filters Necessary?

Great question Justin, and happy to answer it from my perspective! I think you’re right in the sense that there are some filters that are absolutely necessary and cannot be …

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Ask James: Long Exposures

Thanks for the kind words! Long exposure photography is similar to night sky photography in many ways. First, it’s going to require a tripod because your shutter speed will be …