Behind the Shot: Moonscape Mountaineer

In this image we’re going to talk about the compositional choices and the post processing techniques that were used to create this image of a mountaineer climbing up a snowy slope in the Tantalus Range of British Columbia.

Winter Photography Tips for B&H Photo

A few years ago B&H Photo asked myself and a few other adventure photographers for some advice about shooting in the snow.  I thought it would be a good time to point back to that advice this week as many of us go into a short holiday with lots of opportunity to get outside and capture the winter.  Maybe you’ll even have some new camera gear to play with! You can find the article over at B&H Photo –> HERE.

Behind the Shot: The Tip of a Snowflake

This image was shot using the very special Canon MP-E 65mm Macro lens which can magnify objects up to 5X size relative to the cameras sensor.  It was mounted to a Canon 5D Mark III which in turn was mounted onto a Really Right Stuff B150-B Macro rail , the whole setup was atop a Really Right Stuff BH-40 on my trusty carbon fibre Really Right Stuff TVC-24L tripod legs. Now, I also own the Canon 100mm IS macro but that only goes to 1x magnification which would have shown the whole crystal.  I wanted to get in even closer, and