Tag: landscape photography

Rainy Day Photography

With outdoor photography, it is inevitable that we get caught in the rain.  I always enjoy those moments, because it adds a different “feeling” to my photographs. The weather greatly influences the final photograph.  This one of the Great Blue Heron rookery was taken…

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…

Shooting Nature in a Crowd

Event provide a great opportunity to photograph nature, though they can be very crowded with people.  There are a few techniques that can be used to create the photograph that shows the elements the photographer wants his/her view to enjoy. First, it is important…

Sitka Center: Of the Land, Sea & Air: A Coastal Photographic Adventure

Here is the information on my upcoming workshop on the Oregon Coast.  It is on June 30th and July 1st.  It would be great to see you there, and feel free to pass this on to other interested people. Thank, and have a great…

Small Things in a Big Way. . .

Macro is taking something very tiny, and composing a complete photographic image from the subject.  I love macro.  It helps change my perspective of all the “big” things that I photograph, such as birds, people, landscapes and. . . Macros are mini landscapes.  The…

Using Light in Composition

Light. . .without light, there is not a photograph.  With light, there is a photograph.  Using light within you composition can create a breath taking photographic image. Sometimes, it’s simply luck.  This photo was taken from Arches NP on one of the roads.  It was…

It’s All About the Light

The light makes or breaks a photograph, along with good composition.  You can have the greatest composition, but if the light is wrong the photograph doesn’t turn out well. This photo was taken on a sunny spring day. The top photo is taken during…

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