Norman Silverstone

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

The trick to taking kids pics

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

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.

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.

Cross-Canada rail trip an inspiration for writer

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

Life’s a beach with a camera

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

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.

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.

Software glitch a hassle for photographer

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

Sharing the joy of photography

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

Lighting the way to perfect portraits

Alberni photo columnist Norman Silverstone talks about lighting portraits.

Happy holiday shooting, Alberni’s Silverstone says

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

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.

Fill in shadows with fill flash

Filling in harsh shadows with flash and other handy tips.

Two filters recommended when taking pics

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

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.

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.

COLUMN: Eight steps to digital photo perfection

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

Spring is illuminating for photographers

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