Entries by Matt Meisenheimer

What’s in My Camera Pack? Secrets from a Pro

Many of us spend a lot of time traveling and visiting beautiful places around the world. It is essential that we pack light, but at the same time, ensure that we have all the accessories needed for every possible scenario. Obviously, a camera, some lenses, and a tripod should always come along on any photo […]

Top Winter Photography Accessories

Winter is here and many of us are planning photography trips to colder climates. We have Backcountry Journeys winter workshops slated for Zion & Bryce, in Utah, Yosemite, Yellowstone, as well as in Alaska for Northern Lights. I will be leading a BCJ trip to Hawaii, but then I will immediately turn around to travel to […]

Working in Lightroom Classic: Using Collections

Adobe Lightroom Classic is an extremely powerful photography-based application. Many photographers are aware of the impressive editing capabilities of Lightroom, but less know that Lightroom is one of the best photo organizing applications available. There are more applications available for processing and organizing photos than ever, but I still prefer and recommend Lightroom for both […]

Apple Releases New MacBook – Apple 16″ MacBook Pro

Per Apple – the newest MacBook Pro is designed for those who defy limits and change the world, the new MacBook Pro is by far the most powerful notebook we’ve ever made. With an immersive 16-inch Retina display, superfast processors, next-generation graphics, the largest battery capacity ever in a MacBook Pro, a new Magic Keyboard, […]

Top Destinations for Winter Photography

Fall is my favorite season to photograph and now it is dead and gone until next year. Now, many of us are left with the impending cold weather and darkness of winter. Fear not! Winter is a fantastic time to photograph and there are many places that are known for their exceptional winter photography. I […]

Canon Update: What’s New?

Quarter four has been a busy month for camera manufacturers. Sony made a big splash with the Sony A9 II and the Sony A7R IV continues to impress. Nikon released the Nikon Z50 and is hinting at a few new camera bodies on the way. Leica and Panasonic have made some moves too, but we […]

12 Tips for Creating Great Landscape Photographs

Creating compelling landscape photographs is not easy. It takes skill, practice, dedication, and of course a bit of luck. I spend a lot of time in the field, and still struggle with consistently creating work that I feel proud of. Photography is so much more than just dialing in the correct settings and pressing the […]

New Releases: Nikon Z50 & More

It has been a while since we last checked in on some new releases in the photography world. There have been quite a few announcements during Q3 and we need to catch up on some of the more exciting ones. Nikon has had a busy fall and I will document their updates in this post […]

Top Applications for Photography

There are many extremely useful applications available for Android and iOS smartphones on the market. In today’s day and age, almost every person with a mobile phone, owns a smartphone. And that smartphone is used for everything – web browsing, social media, finance, fitness, the list goes on. Why not photography too? If you are […]