The Sturgeon Moon

August 12th was the last supermoon of 2022. This was the fourth supermoon in a row during 2022. Though that may sound like a lot, it’s actually somewhat of a normal number. 2023 features four supermoons, and 2024 featuring three. Supermoons are spectacular astronomical events. They occur when the full moon coincides with the moon’s […]

New Lenses

Hey everyone! I know it’s been a few days, but I was out gathering plenty of content for this post! This second week with the camera has been amazing. I’ve gone out to some secluded locations in hopes for some good photos, and I’m happy with what I came up with. If you remember from […]

My First Outing

I’ve finally found the time to make it outside and snap some pictures around Hudson Springs, a local park near me. Unfortunately, I did not plan ahead that well. It was a very bright day, and I didn’t make matters better by going in the middle of the day! Oops! Most of my pictures came […]

Camera Day

My first couple of goals were to learn the trifecta of exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. My basic understanding is that these 3 come together to determine and process how much light is let into the camera sensor. Aperture is measured by an f-stop number (presented as f/4.0). This is an adjustable lens opening […]

Beginner Camera Gear

Figuring out the right gear to get is always a tough decision. Long hours spent on watching videos comparing different camera models, lens capabilities, and extra accessories. Most of the videos I watched were from Peter Mckinnon and Photo Genius. These two seem to really know their stuff. I didn’t have a crazy budget, and […]

Pursuing Photography

Photography has been on my radar for a while now, but I’ve never thought of pursuing it until today. I guess it started back in 2011 when I was 13 years old. My grandma and I found out about a new event happening in the Cuyahoga Valley. “Steam in the Valley” is an annual event […]