About PhotoKen

I am a Photographer and Author of this website. SLR user for over 30 Years. Professional Wedding Photographer in Hawaii from 2006 to 2009. I recently produced an online Digital Photography Course for DSLR beginners and intermediate users. I present the basics needed to use these cameras in layman's terms. Taking the pain out of getting better photos. Feel free to send me an email or visit my EASYDSLR site (link below my photo) for some free videos. Best wishes with your photos :)

Explosive Color: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Took a little family trip through the Skagit Valley North of Seattle last week. Just happened to be during the Tulip Festival 🙂 It’s an amazing explosion of color – really hard not to get some great photos. These are a few of my favorites. I won’t show you the other 235! I was trying […]

What is a Wide Angle Lens?

You may have wondered “What is a Wide Angle Lens? OR “Why are Wide Angle Lenses so expensive” In the Video above I talk about what a Wide Angle Lens is as well as: Why they can be expensive but not as much as Telephoto Lenses The BEST use of Wide Angle Lenses (you definitely […]

Are Bigger Pixels Better for Digital Photography?

In this EASYDSLR Photo Snack #3 I look at Are Bigger Pixels Better? *if you were paying attention you may have noticed Photo Snack#2 was missing – I’ll post that later 🙂 * Bigger Pixels on a digital camera sensor means more photons (light particles) per pixel. The pixels are the single Photo sites that […]

Canon vs Nikon – What’s the Difference?

In this EASYDSLR Photo Snack #1 I look at Canon vs Nikon DSLR Cameras. Which one is better? Canon and Nikon both produce state of the art DSLR cameras. There are so many features to compare. I usually recommend get the camera you can afford and if you have already invested in good lenses stick […]