Photography is visual communication. What we put into the photograph communicates what we see in the scene or situation. We control the story through. . .
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… Continue Reading “A Big Thank You. . .”
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.… Continue Reading “Great Photography Weekend Destinations”
“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… Continue Reading “Of the Land, Sea & Air – A Coastal Photographic Adventure”
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… Continue Reading “Learning Your Digital Camera can be Fun!”
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.
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… Continue Reading “It’s a Small World. . .”
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… Continue Reading “Color & Composition”
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… Continue Reading “Nature’s Light & Time of Day”
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… Continue Reading “Small Things in a Big Way. . .”