Tag: macro photography
Controlling the narrative
Photography is visual communication. What we put into the photograph communicates what we see in the scene or situation. We control the story through. . .
A Big Thank You. . .
I decided this year to give a big Thank You for an amazing 2016. I am so grateful for all the students that enrolled in my classes / workshops, all the likes on my photos and blog, and my clients. Digital Photography Basics is my new eBook, and I just published it on Amazon. I am…
Great Photography Weekend Destinations
Leavenworth is a wonderful day or weekend adventure for all ages. The town schedules year-round festivals, and is located in the scenic eastern foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Highway 2 travels through the town, and is the easiest way to reach this beautiful destination. On the way to Leavenworth, Stevens Pass is a beautiful area…
Of the Land, Sea & Air – A Coastal Photographic Adventure
“It was perfect for all levels. It was a great combination of technique and artistry.” Susan H. We will have minus tides during this workshop, which will allow students to view and photograph tide pools, walk closer to bird nesting areas and marine mammal resting areas. It’s a great opportunity to learn the details…
Learning Your Digital Camera can be Fun!
In the film world, photography was relatively simple for the photographer. We selected our film, shot our photos, developed the film (either ourselves or at a lab), edited the photos, and finished with a final product. We had a choice in film speed, and type of film. For creative affects, we had filters for our…
It’s time for snow in the north Cascade Mountains
This is a great area to photograph the mountains, bald eagles and other wildlife. Please check out the link to read the rest of the article. It’s time for snow in the north Cascade Mountains.
It’s a Small World. . .
Macro photography is the art of seeing the small. It is taking the miniscule, and making it the subject of a photograph. The subject could be printed larger than life-size, and it’s details could be tack-sharp. It requires a macro lens or extension tubes for true macro photography. These tools allow the lens to be…
Color & Composition
The world around us is filled with opportunities to make photographic images. Often, we see a photograph, yet the end result does not reflect our vision. It’s easy to get caught-up in the moment, and forget to “see” what is actually in the picture. The “cool” subject gets lost in the photography, and it becomes a collection of “things”…
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 of the sunlight reflect on the water’s surface, and the warm…
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 composition comes from the lines, shapes, colors and textures. It becomes…