About Spencer Cox

Spencer Cox is a landscape and nature photographer who has gained international recognition and awards for his photography. He has been displayed in galleries worldwide, including the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and exhibitions in London, Malta, Siena, and Beijing. To view more of his work, visit his website or follow him on Facebook and 500px. Read more about Spencer here.

Post Archive By Spencer Cox

Understanding Shutter Speed (Video)

For today's video, I’m revisiting one of the most critical camera settings out there: shutter speed. So much of photography builds off shutter speed (and exposure generally) that I wanted to publish this one before diving into deeper topics.

Nikon D750 vs D780

Now that Nikon has released the D780, a lot of photographers are wondering just how it compares to the earlier Nikon D750. The two cameras share a lot of DNA, but the D780 is definitely more advanced overall.

New Year, New Youtube Videos

I'm happy to kick off the 2020s at Photography Life by announcing a new weekly series of Youtube videos, including one I've published today. This video covers a bunch of ways to take better photos with any camera.

Exposure Value (EV) Explained – Plus EV Charts

You may have heard photographers use the terms “exposure value” or “EV” when talking about the amount of light in a scene. But what does EV really mean in photography, and why does it matter to the photos you take? This article answers those questions and more.

Complete Guide to Winter Photography

Winter is an amazing season for photography, especially nature photography. Conditions may be harsh, but your photos will reflect that - they’ll stand out and convey different emotions than normal. Of course, winter photography also brings with it a number of challenges. This guide covers everything you need to know.

One Year Later with the Nikon Z System

It’s now been about a year since I started using the Nikon Z cameras as my main system for photography. This article isn’t a review or a recommendation - instead, simply a bird’s-eye view of how I see the Z system now that the newness has worn off.