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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Teaching photography using video conferencing

  • Apr 15, 2021
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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Discovering roadside art through photography

  • Apr 8, 2021
Take the time to learn about the tools of the trade for macro or close-up photography and you will be rewarded with good pictures and plenty of fun making them. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Tools of the trade for macro photography

  • Apr 1, 2021
Professional photographer John Enman.

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

When the print was ‘the only thing that counted’

  • Mar 25, 2021
Professional photographer John Enman.
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Keep the camera steady and the center of interest sharp

I was darned happy when I got up and looked outside on…

  • Mar 11, 2021
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Digital camera sensors can have a dynamic range of eight or more stops nowadays. That is the range from overexposure to underexposure. (Dynamic range is defined as the ability of your sensor to retain detail in the shadow area as well as in the highlights). (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Let’s talk some more about exposure

  • Mar 4, 2021
Digital camera sensors can have a dynamic range of eight or more stops nowadays. That is the range from overexposure to underexposure. (Dynamic range is defined as the ability of your sensor to retain detail in the shadow area as well as in the highlights). (John Enman photo)
Within a network of backroads that sprawl across Western Canada, Barriere, B.C. is ground zero for “hotshotting” – moving time sensitive loads as quickly as possible – which brings about a special breed of independent truckers who will haul anything, anywhere, at any time. Big Donny Kleinfelder commands a ragtag crew of drivers who are rough around the edges, but experts at navigating treacherous backroads to reach remote businesses that urgently need their cargo. Stars of the show are: (l-r) Craig Gruden, young Donny Kleinfelder, Donny Kleinfelder, Dale Kristensen, Dave Schwandt, Alyssa Schwandt, Tristan Schwandt, Angela Kirstein. (Photo courtesy Corus Entertainment)

Barriere’s Big Donny Kleinfelder and crew to star in B.C. based TV series Backroad Truckers

Backroad Truckers premieres on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. PT on the History channel

Within a network of backroads that sprawl across Western Canada, Barriere, B.C. is ground zero for “hotshotting” – moving time sensitive loads as quickly as possible – which brings about a special breed of independent truckers who will haul anything, anywhere, at any time. Big Donny Kleinfelder commands a ragtag crew of drivers who are rough around the edges, but experts at navigating treacherous backroads to reach remote businesses that urgently need their cargo. Stars of the show are: (l-r) Craig Gruden, young Donny Kleinfelder, Donny Kleinfelder, Dale Kristensen, Dave Schwandt, Alyssa Schwandt, Tristan Schwandt, Angela Kirstein. (Photo courtesy Corus Entertainment)
There is a pleasing and exciting diversity of lenses waiting for each photographer to choose as they explore and create within the stimulating medium of photography – it’s all about the glass. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

It’s all about the glass

  • Feb 25, 2021
There is a pleasing and exciting diversity of lenses waiting for each photographer to choose as they explore and create within the stimulating medium of photography – it’s all about the glass. (John Enman photo)
Mike Puhallo’s cowboy poetry came from his own real life experiences. (S/J file photo)

Remembering Mike Puhallo, the ‘Meadow Muffin Man’

Many North Thompson Valley newspaper readers will remember the beloved poems of…

Mike Puhallo’s cowboy poetry came from his own real life experiences. (S/J file photo)
Infrared photography on a cold February day provides some interesting contrasts. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Outdoor photography during the February light

  • Feb 18, 2021
Infrared photography on a cold February day provides some interesting contrasts. (John Enman photo)
(John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Photography walk along the river’s edge

  • Feb 4, 2021
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(John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Roadside photography constantly changes with light and seasons

  • Jan 28, 2021
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Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)

Mud Mountain Haulers shine light on forest industry

New TV show, featuring Lebeau Brothers Logging and shot in the Cariboo, premieres tonight.

Brent and Craig Lebeau of Lebeau Brothers Logging star in Mud Mountain Haulers on Discovery Canada. (Photo submitted)
Professional photographer John Enman. (S/J file photo)

What is a pro camera, and how do you find one?

When I first started earning a living as a photographer I quickly…

  • Jan 21, 2021
Professional photographer John Enman. (S/J file photo)
Long exposure or time-exposure photography is fun and it doesn’t matter what the conditions are or the time of day.  This is a photography of Chase Pier using long exposure.  (Jo McAvany photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Have fun by exploring long exposure photography

  • Jan 14, 2021
Long exposure or time-exposure photography is fun and it doesn’t matter what the conditions are or the time of day.  This is a photography of Chase Pier using long exposure.  (Jo McAvany photo)
Possibly some kind of government building because there is a Canadian Flag flying near it, provided an interesting picture when the sun was hitting it directly and a wide-angle lens brought in the snow-covered hills in the distance. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

You don’t make a photograph just with a camera

  • Jan 7, 2021
Possibly some kind of government building because there is a Canadian Flag flying near it, provided an interesting picture when the sun was hitting it directly and a wide-angle lens brought in the snow-covered hills in the distance. (John Enman photo)
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Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

A good hobby for this lonely and frustrating time

  • Dec 31, 2020
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Following the early morning light along the road and hills above the river can be an enjoyable "personal challenge" for a photographer. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

There’s plenty of time for photography

  • Dec 3, 2020
Following the early morning light along the road and hills above the river can be an enjoyable "personal challenge" for a photographer. (John Enman photo)
Learn to control the exposure of your photographs by learning to use the manual modes on your camera. (John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

Manual mode gives the photographer control over the camera’s shutter and aperture

  • Nov 26, 2020
Learn to control the exposure of your photographs by learning to use the manual modes on your camera. (John Enman photo)
(John Enman photo)

Making Pictures With Professional Photographer John Enman

A good time of year for taking photographs

  • Nov 19, 2020
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