Category: Blog

Signs of the times

Signs of the times

Yesterday, two completely unrelated things happened. First, I saw Petapixel’s news about 500px having been sold to a Chinese company. As a photographer, this piqued my interest, to say the least, and I shared the news with comments to the effect that I’d love to see a well-informed impact analysis on this change in ownership. […]

Beyond Feature Creep

Beyond Feature Creep

I just read a thought-provoking article on Fstoppers written in defense of Canon — specifically, their perceived lack of innovation lately.  In case you’re not a camera news junkie, there have been quite a lot of really impressive cameras announced by Nikon, Sony, and others recently, and with each new competing camera apparently moving the […]

Making lemonade

Making lemonade

As a credentialed photographer, I’m lucky enough to be able to shoot races from locations inaccessible to average fans, but I certainly remember the challenge of building my portfolio from the “cheap seats”.  While it hardly seems fair to have to start from such a disadvantage, this was a period of pretty intense learning for […]

A bit of housecleaning

A bit of housecleaning

I started this site around six years ago, and I’ve evolved a bit as a photographer since then. Motorsports have always been a passion of mine, but in its early days, LambertPix reflected a broader approach to photography as I learned the craft and shared my experiences with readers. Since those early days, I’ve found […]

Seeing isn’t an eyeball thing

Seeing isn’t an eyeball thing

Petapixel linked a great article this morning from Marko Solic: Why saying “it’s photoshopped” actually means you don’t know what you’re talking about.  His article really struck a chord with me because I’ve had this conversation with any number of people over the years.  I’d encourage you to read Mako’s article, as it really does a pretty decent […]

Off-camera flash: Introduction to triggers

Off-camera flash: Introduction to triggers

Q: Are you an “available light photographer?  A: You bet I am — I use every damned light that’s available to me. Next to mastering the exposure triangle, a photographer’s first nervous attempts at using a speedlite can be among the most difficult learning curves they can take on, but a little knowledge of artificial […]