My discussions, tips and news on photography.

Mastering the Science of Exposure: A Fusion of Physics and Photography

Delve into the art and science of exposure in photography, where technical skill meets creative vision, shaping the mood and story of every image.

Deciphering Photography Gear: Technology Meets Artistry Behind the Lens

Dive into the art and technology behind photography gear, offering insights from selecting cameras to mastering post-processing for capturing moments.

Mastering Street Photography: Techniques, Gear, and Ethical Practices

Dive into the art of street photography, exploring essential techniques, gear selections, and the ethics of capturing candid moments in urban landscapes.

Total Solar Eclipse Stargazing Guide for April 8, 2024

Unlock the secrets to experiencing the best of the night sky during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, amidst dark skies free from light pollution.
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Introduction to Composition

In the realm of photography, composition is not merely a set of rules; it is the very heartbeat of visual storytelling. As I embark on the exploration of this art form, let us delve into the essence of composition, a skill that transformed my…

Introduction to ISO in Photography

ISO, or the International Organization for Standardization, represents more than a set of guidelines; it embodies the alchemy of light sensitivity that transforms an image from a mere snapshot to a stirring narrative. For those embarking on…
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Deep Dive into Aperture: The Heart of Photography

Photography, in its essence, is the art of capturing light. At the heart of this artistry lies the aperture—the very pupil of the camera's eye, through which light flows into the sensor's embrace. My journey into photography began in the…
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Introduction to Shutter Speed in Photography

Photography is an art form where the technical meets the creative, a space where a single fraction of a second can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. It's in this split-second that shutter speed becomes the artist's brush, the scientist's…

Introduction to Photography: The Universal Language

As I sit down to share my journey through the lens, a myriad of images flashes before my eyes – the rich tapestry of human experience I have been privileged to capture. Photography, a universal language, speaks to us in hues, contrasts,…

Exploring How Technology Transforms Photography

Discover the synergy between photography and technology, including AI advancements and cloud solutions, and how it redefines our creative processes.

Print Publications

The Atlantic Magazine As one of the lead photographers and correspondents covering a college graduation in New York state, I had the privilege of capturing a poignant moment that ended up being featured in The Atlantic's April 2016 issue. Mikhail…

Online Publications

As a photographer with a vast array of work across different fields, my images have been featured in thousands of online publications and websites. Some of the notable websites where my work has been featured in the political and legal category…

Travel Photography

As a photographer for Stony Studio, I have been fortunate enough to travel to various regions of the world, capturing the beauty and uniqueness of each location through my lens. From the bustling cities of Asia to the rugged landscapes of Australia,…