Tag: blue sky

Remember the Sky

The sky is an important composition element. When included in the photograph, it can be a solid blue or grey, have texture from clouds, or have importance (depending on how much is included). Each of these composition choices affects the “feeling” of the photograph….

The Human Side of Photography

As I am preparing for my workshop in Oregon next week (May 28-29), I am reminded about all the knowledge that goes into creating a beautiful bird and wildlife images. The camera is a view into how we “feel” at the time of taking the…

Filters & Color

Filters can be used to enhance colors in a photograph.  They may filter out some light rays, while accentuating others.  My favorite filter is a Polarizing filter. With a polarizing filter, it cuts the “glare” from the sunlight off of the surfaces being photographed. …

What’s in a Digital Darkroom?

Often times, I get asked if I “Photoshop” my photographs.  If it was a film image, it would be like asking me if I took my film to a photo lab, which I worked at one for a couple of years.  Our job as employees…

Nature’s Light & Time of Day

Daylight changes through-out the day.  The harshest light is mid-day, where the sunlight travels through less atmosphere.  The warmest light is in the morning or evening.  The photography shown here was taken in the evening, as the sun was setting. The orange and pink…

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