Posts by Author: Allen Mowery

Allen Mowery
Allen Mowery is a Nationally-published Commercial & Editorial Photographer with over 20 years of experience. He has shot for major brands as well small clients. When not shooting client work or chasing overgrown wildlife from his yard, he loves to capture the stories of the people and culture around him.

15 Beginner Tips for Winter and Snow Photography

Dec 13, 2023
Allen Mowery

Winter is a beautiful time of year. It offers many opportunities for amateurs and pros alike to hone their photography skills and capture some great images. Whether you have a simple point-and-shoot or an advanced DSLR or mirrorless, there’s something for everyone on this list.

Winter is a beautiful time of year and offers many opportunities for amateurs and pros alike to hone their skills and capture some great images. Whether you have a simple point-and-shoot or an advanced dSLR, there is something for everyone in this list.

Rescuing Old Photography Equipment in the Digital Age

Aug 5, 2017
Allen Mowery

Since the beginning of my photography career (perhaps life in general), I have been a huge proponent of seeing how much can be accomplished with…

Hasselblad Developed This Manual to Train Astronauts How To Take Photos in Space

Aug 27, 2015
Allen Mowery

We’ve seen a lot from NASA over the years, from original space exploration photos to intriguing experiments to some of the most incredible time-lapse footage…

Canon Announces EF 35mm F1.4L II with Improved Optics and Chromatic Aberration Control

Aug 27, 2015
Allen Mowery

Canon has just announced the upcoming release of the EF 35mm F1.4L II USM, an upgraded version of the wide-angle, L-series prime lens.  Boasting features such as 14…

Incredibly, Model Holds Breath for 4 Minutes to Shoot Underwater Video in a Single Take

Aug 26, 2015
Allen Mowery

Holding my breathe for even a minute is a difficult task, let alone for four minutes straight.  And I can’t say that I’ve ever been…

ISS Uses Still Camera and 800mm Lens to Demonstrate Acceleration Through Space

Aug 26, 2015
Allen Mowery

In recent years we’ve become more familiar with the International Space Station (ISS) through live video feeds, experiment demonstrations, and fantastic images that have been…

Olympus Announces E-M10 II with Faster Shooting, Better Stabilization, and Improved Viewfinder

Aug 25, 2015
Allen Mowery

Olympus, who 13 years ago produced what I viewed as mediocre digital cameras at best, has been impressing the photography world with many of their…

Watch How This Photographer Creates High-Action Images with Stroboscopic Flash

Aug 24, 2015
Allen Mowery

Stroboscopic flash photography is basically putting your camera on a slow shutter speed and firing bursts of strobe lighting to freeze moments in action for a “double…

Photographer Shares 9 Pieces of Gear He Wished He’d Never Purchased

Aug 24, 2015
Allen Mowery

Many people suffer from gear acquisition syndrome (GAS), regardless of occupation or hobbies.  It’s part of living in the materialistic Western World.  The problem with…

Photographer Loses Copyright Suit Against Mapmaker Because of Licensing Technicality

Aug 21, 2015
Allen Mowery

Creative commons licensing is great, especially for online content creators.   It can also be a tremendous tool for gaining recognition through use of your work…