Steve Bingham

Steve Bingham

Lives in United States Payson, AZ, United States
Works as a Retired Photo Instructor. Now does Fine Art Photo
Joined on May 25, 2001
About me:

I have been actively involved in all aspects of digital photography for the past 25 years. Used Photostyler before Adobe bought them out and came out with Photoshop 2.5 for the PC (now use PS CC 2019). I currently use the Nikon D810 and D7200 (wife's) with the Nikon 14-24mmf2.8, Nikon f2.8 24-70, Nikon 12-24 f4, Nikon 50mm f1.8, Nikon 16-80mm f2.8-4, Nikon 70-200mm VR f2.8, Nikon 300mm f4, Nikon 105mm VR, as well as a Tamron 90mm f2.8 macro and Tamro 2.8 28-75. . . and others. I change lenses often. Induro 3 section carbon tripod (and a Velbon carbon fiber tripod) coupled with Kirk ball heads. Epson 3880 and 2880 (wife's), and a wide format Epson 7900. Flash is Nikon SB800 and Sigma EF500 with 5' umbrellas in the field, etc. Studio units are Elinchrome 1200 ws with 3' x 4' soft boxes.

I am an over-the-hill, retired photography instructor (MS in Photography from Brooks Institute). I no longer do corporate reports, weddings, portraits, stock photos, catalogues, or submit to magazines. I just shoot for FUN! (http// (http//
For this reason the nature of my work has changed. It no longer appeals to the average person. Some hate it. Some love it. It matters not. Even as I review my own work I can see some photos are very weak - and some are excellent. Funny thing is, few people agree with me on which is which!!! And that`s good.

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FS: Fuji 50-230 f4.5-6.7 for $199. Like new condition. For Sale and Wanted 3 weeks ago
FS: Fuji 18-55 F2.8-4. Like new, less than 1/2 price For Sale and Wanted 4 weeks ago
rx100m6 Setup Suggestions Sony Cyber-shot Talk 4 weeks ago
RX100 VII - EVF issue Sony Cyber-shot Talk 3 months ago
Does anyone own a RX100 M7 with Zoom pause? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 4 months ago
Future of D7200? Nikon DX SLR (D40-D90, D3000-D7500) Talk 4 months ago
The last RX100 ? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 4 months ago
How do you sharpen? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 months ago
Sony ZV1, Power supply for live streaming Sony Cyber-shot Talk 5 months ago
How Can I Make These 2 Pics Better? DXO Retouching 6 months ago
From the... Canon PowerShot Talk 7 months ago
X100v Hoage lens hood. Front cap? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 7 months ago
***Mini Challenge #626*** Life is a beach Sony Cyber-shot Talk 7 months ago
Mini Challenge #624 Scenic Landscapes without breathing things in it Sony Cyber-shot Talk 8 months ago
Is the Sony RX-100 VII iso invarient? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 8 months ago
Sony rx10 iv focus problem x 2 (different cameras same problem ) Sony Cyber-shot Talk 8 months ago
Aperture sweet spot for Sony RX100 Mark Vll? Sony Cyber-shot Talk 8 months ago
New Fuji X-H2 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 8 months ago
Test of Topaz Denoise AI 3.0 upgrade Retouching 8 months ago
Adobe Super Resolution for TIFF and JPEG? Retouching 9 months ago
Imagine carrying your darkoom WITH you! Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
what is a histogram display really showing? Retouching 9 months ago
Define fine-art? Retouching 9 months ago
Initial thoughts on my new RX100vii Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
Disappointing 1 Week Trial with RX 10 M4 Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
Are Cameras Getting Too Small Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
Post processing Retouching 9 months ago
Does anybody know how to turn this off... Retouching 9 months ago
RX100M7 image quality Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
Luminar 4 vs. Luminar AI ? Retouching 9 months ago
Mini Challenge #619 "A pihoto that reminds you of a work of art" Sony Cyber-shot Talk 9 months ago
Fuji 27mm vs 23mm F/2 Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 9 months ago
Is In Pixio Photo Studio 10 any good??? Retouching 10 months ago
RX100 VII freezing up Sony Cyber-shot Talk 10 months ago
Nikon 16-80 2,8-4: how does the f/ value changes through focals? What about the E shutter? Nikon SLR Lens Talk 11 months ago
Would you buy a d4s with very high shutter count? Nikon FX SLR (DF, D1-D5, D600-D850) Talk 11 months ago
'Medium Format look' Medium Format Talk Dec 13, 2020
Nicole Medium Format Talk Dec 6, 2020
Thought I would give Canon a try Canon PowerShot Talk Nov 25, 2020
Question for Jim K. re article on PhotoPXL Medium Format Talk Nov 23, 2020
Anybody make a 4 foot x 6 foot print? Medium Format Talk Nov 23, 2020
Rumors: New lens roadmap comming soon Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk Nov 20, 2020
Used RX 100 mk 7 cheaper than previous models? Sony Cyber-shot Talk Nov 9, 2020
Pocketable Camera Sony Cyber-shot Talk Nov 6, 2020
A lovely sighting! Sony Cyber-shot Talk Nov 5, 2020
Can Sony RX100 VII (or VI, V) Replace my Mirrorless Kit? Sony Cyber-shot Talk Oct 24, 2020
my first shoot in my new life Sony Cyber-shot Talk Oct 23, 2020
Downloaded PS 22, however . . . Retouching Oct 20, 2020
Sony RX 100vi For Sale and Wanted Oct 20, 2020
Sony zv1 vs. rx100 v7 - AF performance Sony Cyber-shot Talk Oct 18, 2020