An Outdoor Studio! Hawaii Workshop Part One « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

An Outdoor Studio! Hawaii Workshop Part One « Joe McNally’s Blog It’s easy to fall in love with Hawaii, and if you’ve visited there and punted around the various islands, it’s also easy to have a favorite spot, or island. For me, it’s the Big Island, and more specifically, the Kona Coast. Just an amazing mix of ruggedly beautiful terrain, striking sunsets and gorgeous beaches.The sun there makes for wonderful golden hours, early and late, but midday can be a…

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A Big Source! With a Twist! « Joe McNally’s Blog – Photography Article

It’s a time worn piece of lighting knowledge. The bigger the source, the softer the light. (Repeat that phrase several times, using Thumper’s voice.) And, well, it’s true. There’s almost no more beautiful light that I have seen on location apart from the light created by a 12×12 silk, interceding between the hard, directional sun, and your subject. Straightforward and simple. Just the sun, and a big, big diffuser. But, just like any chef in the kitchen taking a simple…

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Finally! Free WiFi with Nikon firmware update for D850, D500, D7500 and D5600 – Time.Lapse Photography Article

It actually happened! Nikon just released firmware updates for the D850, D500, D7500 and D5600 which provide free WiFi next to the Snapbridge connectivity. Especially for us timelapse photographers this is great news, since it allows connecting to those cameras much easier, for example for shooting the holy grail as I explained in my tutorial. Since the first Snapbridge Camera was released (the D500) I was fighting to get free WiFi back in the new Nikon cameras. More than thousand…

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