Tag: marine life
Sitka Workshop Went Great
“Excellent instructor – willing to help and make accommodations for all. . .” Student comment. . . The Spirit of Place workshop I taught at the Sitka Center for Arts & Ecology went great! The students were a fantastic group of diverse individuals with a desire to learn more about photography. We ventured out on…
Great Time of the Year to Photograph the San Juan Islands
The San Juan Islands sit in the rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains and receive less rain than Seattle 65 miles to the south. Explore 172 islands, which up the archipelago highlighted by Fidelgo, San Juan, Orcas, Shaw and Lopez. The islands are home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the lower 48 states, three pods of…
Photographing Nesting Bird Colonies
I returned from teaching a fantastic workshop at Sitka on the Oregon coast last Thursday. We had the opportunity to photograph thousands of nesting birds. The low tide offered us an opportunity to walk closer to the bird colonies, and gave an opportunity to see tide pools filled with marine life. The lower rocks were…
Spring on the Oregon Coast
Spring is a wonderful season to adventure out to the coast for a day, weekend or longer. The change from winter to spring is highlighted by spring storms and warmer sunny days. The migratory birds are passing through to their nesting destinations, which include species of sandpipers, seabirds and others. For the entire article, visit…
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…
Northern California Coast Adventures
Here is my latest article on the northern California coast. It is part 1 in a series. For the entire article, please visit Northern California Coast Adventures.
Olympic peninsula beach low-tide treasures
Here is my latest article on the Olympic Peninsula. Please check it out, and subscribe to my articles. You would be helping me out. . .thanks & have a great day. . .Karen Olympic peninsula beach low-tide treasures.
Sitka Center Rocks!
Just taught at the Sitka Center for Arts and Ecology last weekend. Absolutely incredible venue to teach through. My “Of the Land, Sea & Air – A Coastal Photographic Adventure” filled months ago, and had a waiting list. The students were great, and the wildlife made its appearance. The coastal weather was misty one day,…
Using Compositional Elements
Every photograph is built from the elements the photographer sees through their lens. On the surface, it is a subject like the ocean, bird or person. Beyond the obvious, our photographs consist of lines, patterns, shapes, color, textures and more. What goes into our compositions is what we see, and how we arrange it in…
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 day. . . Sitka Center: Of the Land, Sea & Air:…