In a few recent articles, I discuss some of the technical details of photography. Aperture, ISO, shutter speed and other details are outlined. However, there's one very important ingredient that can't be learned from a photography book or even fully understood in a classroom envirorment. The ingredient that I'm talking about is patience. If you've [...]
Tips for Long Exposure photography
HDR images bring out details that a single image just can't capture. Let’s get a little deeper into image creation. You’ll notice that I didn’t say photography. While there are hundreds of books written on photography, there are far less on the subject of HDR post-processing. If you don't know, HDR means ‘high dynamic range’. [...]
This is a single exposure. I'll address HDR in a later article. I’ve been getting questions lately asking for more technical details about some of my photographs. Let me begin this article with a quote. This is something that my photography instructor used to say when asked if a particular photo was “good”. He would [...]
More details on photographing fog.
"What makes someone a professional photographer?"
Taking photographs of fog presents unique challenges, but certainly, there's no magic to it.
It may seem odd to start this story with a look back, but I don't like to just jump into the middle of something. Way back in 1990, my wife surprised me with gift.... a new product on the market = a camcorder! Back then, the camcorders were as big as the cameras now used [...]
This past Labor day weekend, my wife Mendy and I traveled again to New York to visit our daughter (Ashley) and her boyfriend (Ian). They've moved since our last visit from Staten Island to Newark, NJ. So, it was a different commute. We got off of the plane and onto an 'Air Train' then the [...]
While the 'title' of this website is; williamwolfephotography.com. This site is, when all is said and done, about me and the things that interest me. Photography has been my main interest for several years, but there are many others. For example, while still considered a photography tool, I'm involved with UAVs (commonly known as drones) [...]