Norman Silverstone

Photographer Norman Silverstone uses correct white balance and bounced flash to create even lighting of this unique staircase in a house for sale

Conquer tricky lighting with balance

Photographer Norman Silverstone uses correct white balance and bounced flash to create even lighting of a staircase in a house for sale

Photographer Norman Silverstone uses correct white balance and bounced flash to create even lighting of this unique staircase in a house for sale

The trick to taking kids pics

Alberni photography aficionado Norm Silverstone gives some tips and tricks to use when taking pictures of children.

A wide angle lens capturers the massive Hawaii Mars waterbomber in drydock on a sunny February day. The lens allows a photographer to maneuvre in tight spaces such as the Coulson Flying Tankers yard.

DIGI-PIXELS: Photographer discovers small lens comes in handy

Photo columnist smiles when he sees other shooters with long, heavy lenses, knowing his wide angle and 2X converter will do the trick.

A wide angle lens capturers the massive Hawaii Mars waterbomber in drydock on a sunny February day. The lens allows a photographer to maneuvre in tight spaces such as the Coulson Flying Tankers yard.
Columnist Norman Silverstone’s wife Lesley captures her peach clafouti using her new Nikon Coolpix P7100. She used the P program mode (fully automatic)

Columnist goes with the flow to take photos

Why would someone buy a 10 mb camera and then shoot images in a 2 mb size? Ace photographer Norman Silverstone knows.

Columnist Norman Silverstone’s wife Lesley captures her peach clafouti using her new Nikon Coolpix P7100. She used the P program mode (fully automatic)
Extreme wide-angle lens gives a different perspective of the dining car.

Cross-Canada rail trip an inspiration for writer

A cross-Canada rail trip an inspiration for resident photo aficionado Norman Silverstone.

Extreme wide-angle lens gives a different perspective of the dining car.
Norman Silverstone captures the beauty of Miracle Beach.

Life’s a beach with a camera

Photographer Norman Silverstone captures the hidden beauty that no one else notices at Miracle Beach Provincial Park.

Norman Silverstone captures the beauty of Miracle Beach.

Macs no longer immune to nasty viruses, trojans

It be nice to have a computer that would not get viruses,you have a Mac you figure that you are immune to all that - wrong.

Boats at Harbour Quay get a new look through a 10-20 mm fisheye lens.

Be a photo tourist in your own town

You don't need to travel to a far away locations to take exotic pics. Try looking around your own backyard first.

Boats at Harbour Quay get a new look through a 10-20 mm fisheye lens.

Software glitch a hassle for photographer

Photo columnist Norman Silverstone loves his Mac laptop, but the new operating system doesn’t.

Photographer Norman Silverstone assists students at Eighth Avenue Elementary in taking each others’ portraits during Art in the Schools.

Sharing the joy of photography

Alberni photographer Norman Silverstone shares his tips and tricks to taking good pics.

Photographer Norman Silverstone assists students at Eighth Avenue Elementary in taking each others’ portraits during Art in the Schools.
Off-camera flashes and strobes were used to create a pleasing lighting situation for this portrait shot.

Lighting the way to perfect portraits

Alberni photo columnist Norman Silverstone talks about lighting portraits.

Off-camera flashes and strobes were used to create a pleasing lighting situation for this portrait shot.

Happy holiday shooting, Alberni’s Silverstone says

Budding Christmas holiday camera shooters should consider changing their perspectives, such as by raising their cameras.

Keeping your camera pre-set and your eye at the ready

Preparation key to catching gem of a pic

If you want to catch an eye-popping pic then you've always got to be prepared.

Keeping your camera pre-set and your eye at the ready

Fill in shadows with fill flash

Filling in harsh shadows with flash and other handy tips.

Try getting down and aiming at an angle when taking a picture of a car

Two filters recommended when taking pics

Want clear detail in your pics - then it's all in filter, photo whiz Norman Siverston says.

Try getting down and aiming at an angle when taking a picture of a car
Navy League cadets wave from their float in the Canada Day Parade on July 1.

Getting shots at Alberni’s Canada Day Parade

North Island College photography teacher Norman Silverstone recounts a day of taking pics at Alberni's Canada Day parade.

Navy League cadets wave from their float in the Canada Day Parade on July 1.
'Woman Reborn' was enlarged to 20 inches square at 220 dpi and was part of an exhibition at Presentation House in North Vancouver.

How big is big enough for a photo’s DPI

How many megapixels do you need? The short answer is, not a lot if you are just e-mailing photos to friends and family.

'Woman Reborn' was enlarged to 20 inches square at 220 dpi and was part of an exhibition at Presentation House in North Vancouver.
This photograph of a June night in southern Saskatchewan under a full moon is proof positive that the stars will align when you master your camera.

COLUMN: Eight steps to digital photo perfection

Photographer Norman Silverstone dishes the eight steps that will make your photos shine.

This photograph of a June night in southern Saskatchewan under a full moon is proof positive that the stars will align when you master your camera.

Spring is illuminating for photographers

It is afternoon at the Silverstone office/studio, the sun is shining through…

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