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The Legend of St. Valentine

The Legend of St. Valentine

Every February 14, across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? Find out about...
Celebrating Life through Death – Day of the Dead

Celebrating Life through Death – Day of the Dead

Dia De Los Muertos is about the celebration of life and remembering those who’ve passed. Because it coincides with Halloween and features skeleton-like face painting and extravagant costumes, it is often  mistaken for “Mexican Halloween.”  The holiday is traditionally...
Use the Bulb Mode to Create Images with Light Trails

Use the Bulb Mode to Create Images with Light Trails

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. In fact, this special setting allows infinitely longs exposures to be made. This is the Bulb setting, or Bulb exposure...