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    What to Look For in a Lens for Star Photography

    ©Stéphane Gonzales via Creative Commons

    Astrophotography is one of the most fascinating and rewarding ways to use a digital camera. Don’t let that fancy term discourage you. Star photos, Milky Way shots, photos of the moon and any similar type of photo all fall into this category. So does planetary imaging, but you don’t have to be shooting pictures of […]

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    Architectural Photography Part 2: Interior Photography Basics

    Here’s the second installment in a quick tutorial on photographing architecture. In Part 1, we explored the fundamentals of exterior shooting. Please read or review that one here, as some of the information will be helpful as we take a look at shooting interiors. As mentioned in the previous article, this genre overlaps with several […]

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    How to Choose the Best Lens for Landscape Photography

    Here’s a fun fact: Ask as many photographers as you like what his or her favorite lens for shooting landscapes is and you’re likely to get at least half as many different answers. Take a look at each photographer’s style and you’ll start to understand why. There are a lot of subjects, treatments and preferences […]

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    Irix 15mm Landscapes

    A collection of some of the best Irix 15mm landscape images. Add your own images to complete the list. Leave your vote for the best image.

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    A Comprehensive Guide to Photographing the Milky Way

    Milky Way with Irix 15mm, ©High Sierra Visuals

    For many photographers, including myself, there are few things more rewarding than capturing spectacular images of the night sky. In particular, photographing the view of our own galaxy from here on Earth is one of the most satisfying things you can do with your camera. What many people don’t know is that shots like that […]

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    Comparison: Irix 15mm vs Samyang 14mm

    Irix 15mm vs Samyang 14mm

    Since the possibility of making a comparative test between these two lenses was suggested to me, I had the feeling that it was not going to be easy to write this article, as I have been very pleased with both lenses and have taken some magnificent photographs. Comparing “two good friends” is complicated, but I […]