Shawn Kenessey

How to make photos 10x better than “Night Mode” from iPhone or Android

In this post I’m going to show you how to copy and even improve upon night mode using any camera and Photoshop.

Gear Review: Vintage Canon 80-200mm f/2.8 L “Magic Drainpipe”

In an era of perfect everything, vintage lenses offer a unique perspective on image making. Many old lenses are built to last and...

What is hyperfocal distance and how do you find it for your lens?

Hyperfocal distance may sound like something exotic and hard to understand but it’s not. Hyperfocal distance is simply the nearest distance you...

Gear Review: Canon RF 24-240mm f/4 to 6.3 Zoom Lens

Up for review here is the Canon RF 24-240mm f/4 – 6.3 zoom lens for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras. This lens is...

Holiday Gift Guide for Photographers

Hi, I am Shawn Kenessey, editor in chief of Happy Pixel Club. I know a lot of you have aspiring photographers in...

How to get perfect focus.

Getting focus is in theory very simple. You point the camera, you wait for the focus confirmation, and you take the picture. But...

Why you should use a flash instead of the shutter to freeze fast movement.

One of the things we learn when we start out with photography is that shutter speed can be used to help freeze fast...

How to setup your Canon 6D II autofocus for better servo tracking performance.

When I got my Canon 6D II I didn’t change much about how the AF worked initially. Later, I decided to try...
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