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Seeing & Incorporating Patterns into Composition

Patterns in a composition can take many forms. It adds an interest depth in the photograph, or an element of chaos. Patterns are the repetition of shapes or similar shapes. It works in macro, landscape, and most other types of photographs. Patterns are naturally…

Port Susan Snow Goose Festival 2018

I’ll be speaking and guiding a photography tour at the Port Susan Snow Goose Festival. Also, I will be there with my books, and other items in the vendor area (both Saturday & Sunday). The Art of Photographing Birds February 25th, 2018 11 am…

It’s Time for the Birds!

August is the month I teach The Art of Photographing Birds locally. It’s one day of classroom instruction, and in-the-field shooting in a diverse series of eco-systems. Students learn photography tips, etiquette, exposure, and more. It is a great class for beginner to intermediate…

A New Year. . .

Originally posted on Karenulvestad's Blog:
I’ve been quiet. I’ve been very quiet lately. I’ve been focused on each day, and making the best of it. It’s how I process information, and I’ve received a lot of it the past 3 years. These are…

Happy Holidays

  Happy Shooting. . .Karen              

Apology for Spam

I want to apologize for the spam posted on my blog. I was hacked. Please let me know if it happens again. Thank you. . .Karen

Spring Migratory Bird Adventures

Spring Migratory Bird Adventures.

I’m back from my sabatical. . .

I took a little break from writing and teaching (as noted in the date for my last blog entry).  It’s been a good break.  I’ve had the time to reform my thoughts, and explore new ideas. I took some time to explore the Oregon…

Birds – Eagles, Snow Geese, Swans & the Skagit Valley

I am often asked where I find birds to photograph.  I have spent a number of years traveling, and documenting the birds I see.  I have notes that I refer to every year, that lists where a certain species of bird is most likely…

The DSLR

If one doesn’t choose a point-n-shoot, the other option is a DSLR.  Basically, this is a SLR that is digital.  Manufacturers took all the basics of the SLR, and programmed the information into a digital format.  It is a hand-held computer with manual over-rides, therefore,…

Happy New Year and Finding the Perfect Camera

Happy New Year to All. . . I thought it was time to write about cameras.  It seems like it should be simple to go to the store, and purchase a camera.  From my workshops, I have met many individuals, who purchased a camera…

What’s in the Weather

The weather is an interesting part of a photograph.  Most of us like to see the sun and blue sky, so many photographs reflect this. In the following photograph, it was a stormy and rainy day at the beach.  This is the Pacific Ocean,…

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