Retro Styled Studio Wedding Shoot

by Alan Trammel: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Wedding Photographer The Mill Studio in Mill Spring, North Carolina provided incredible natural…

Harleen Sandhu Photo Shoot

by Alan Trammel: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Photographer Photo shoots in the hot, humid summer need to be quick and…

Wedding Day Essentials

by Alan Trammel: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Wedding Photographer With so much talk about cameras and lenses I should take…

Conceptual Photography

by Alan Trammel: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Photographer A recent content retreat hosted by Michael Betzner (@Michael_BetznerPhotography) a Raleigh, North…

Labyrinth Themed Wedding Photo Shoot

by Alan Trammel: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Wedding Photographer The Secret Garden Estate in Huntersville, North Carolina provided an enchanting…

Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Review

Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Review by Alan Trammel HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Another stunning performer!  This lens has consistently put out superb…

Creepy Doll Photo Shoot

by Alan Trammel A creepy doll photo shoot for the Red Sage Collective, a performance group in Cary, North Carolina was…

Nikon D750 Review

Nikon D750 Review by Alan Trammel HIGHLY RECOMMENDED For me, this camera is pretty close to absolute perfection.  There are just…

Front Yard Photo Studio

by Alan Trammel A DIY outdoor studio can be an effective alternative to working indoors. You can build your own…

Review: Nikon SB-700

Nikon Speedlight SB-700 by Alan Trammel HIGHLY RECOMMENDED After experiencing flash frustration several years ago with a failed attempt at…

Review: Nikon SB-600

Nikon Speedlight SB-600 by Alan Trammel EPIC FAIL -This flash was discontinued by Nikon, thank goodness! Trying to find your…

Review: Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 Review by Alan Trammel RECOMMENDED I purchased the Nikon D7000 as I progressed to a more serious photo…

Aperture Priority and Auto ISO

by Alan Trammel [Bridal Shower Photography] A fast paced and entertaining Bridal Shower at The Verandah at the Mayton Inn…

Review: Nikon D610

Nikon D610 Review by Alan Trammel. RECOMMENDED 50/50 I must preface this review by saying the Nikon D610 was my…

Review: Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G Review by Alan Trammel. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Known as the “nifty fifty” this is the Swiss army…

Nikon Lens Abbreviations

Nikon Lens Abbreviations by Alan Trammel. All the letters and abbreviations Nikon uses to identify different lens components can get…

I Shoot Nikon

by Alan Trammel “What brand do you shoot with?”  This question seems to come up all the time among photographers.  …

The Beginning…

by Alan Trammel Well here it goes!  I finally decided to start a photography blog.  Many photographers find themselves here…