Photography Tips

CBC New Brunswick Article

This beautiful sunset at my beloved Anderson Hollow Lighthouse was one of the images featured in the CBC New Brunswick article.

This beautiful sunset at my beloved Anderson Hollow Lighthouse was one of the images featured in the CBC New Brunswick article.

A couple of weeks ago, I received a message from CBC New Brunswick on Instagram. They had featured some of my work in the past, now they wanted to know if I’d like to do an “IG takeover” where they’d share a few of my images throughout one day, along with some of my photography tips. Of course, I said “yes”, and sent off some images and captions. Well they loved my tips so much, next thing I knew, a reporter called and interviewed me for a full article on their website! What an honour! Here is the article:

Capturing nature: 5 tips from an award-winning photographer | CBC News

Tracy Munson may have discovered her passion for photography later in life, but she's always had a love of animals. Before she became a full-time photographer, Munson was a veterinary technician in Ontario for 25 years, so pet photography was an obvious transition for her.


I've never been much of a "joiner", but there is no denying the benefits I have found in being a member of the Professional Photographers of Canada. Here is an article that I wrote for Improve Photography, about some of the reasons for joining a professional photographer's association.

13 Reasons To Join A Professional Photographer's Association

Improve Photography readers come from all over the world. Chances are there is a National Professional Photographer's Association of some sort in your neck of the woods, wherever that may be. If you are serious about your photography, you should consider joining it. Some benefits, like member discounts and access to resources, are immediately obvious.

iPhone RAW Photos - Now It's For Real

IPhone owners rejoice! The iPhone can now shoot true RAW files (and create RAW HDR .DNG files!) Check out my article, originally published on Improve Photography for more details on how serious photographers can take advantage of this development.

iPhone RAW Photos - Now It's For Real

If you've read my previous articles, you will know that I am a big fan of mobile phone photography. Or, perhaps you have seen some of my iPhone photos in those articles and not even realized that they weren't taken with a "pro", interchangeable lens camera.

Photo Contests: Opportunity or Exploitation

Not all photo contests are created equal and some are outright scams. Check out my article, published originally on Improve Photography for the lowdown on when to enter.

Photo Contests: Opportunity Or Exploitation?

Photographers today are faced with a barrage of choices as to how and when they will share their photos. To post a photo anywhere online is to risk it being stolen, but if you don't share then your work will never be seen.


It's a beautiful day, the sun is shining, there are a few puffy white clouds in the sky...what better time to go out and take some photos, right? Not so fast, those sunny days with clear blue skies look great to our eyes, but the camera doesn't see things the same way. Harsh, unflattering shadows ruin portraits and landscape scenes tend to have blown out, over exposed skies and completely black shadow areas with none of the details your eyes can easily discern. If you've ever come home, disappointed with your bright, sunshiny day photos, then check out this article I wrote for