It’s winter where I am and we’ve had quite a few cloudy sky days. It’s gotten me thinking of all the photographs I can make under cloudy skies. This week's challenge is to: Photograph Under Cloudy Skies
I just returned from a week of photographing wild* horses in Missouri Ozarks - yes, there are! - so as I was standing in a field for four hours yesterday I decided that this week the theme is to:
Photograph Four-legged Friends
It doesn't matter if you're photographing domestically or in the wild....
Weekly Photo Challenge: Drops of Water
It’s raining as I write making this week’s challenge particularly apt.
This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Drops of Water
As I look out the window, there are drops of water dripping from the leaves which are just turning color for the autumn. If I'm lucky, the sun will come out soon and I’ll get a little sparkle
The folks over at The Daily Post have set LIQUID as this week's photo challenge. Water is a basic element of life and even though I don't live by the sea, water is everywhere. It's in the smallest dewdrops.... ...And in vast oceans. Water can be calm and tranquil... ...or a turbulent force of… Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere…
The light and color in the sky at sunrise and sunset can add a lot to your travel shots. In this post, I’ll talk about what goes into making that great sunrise or sunset photo – the type of photos that people love to like!
In this post, I’ll talk about the “wheres”, “whens”, and “hows” of taking quality sunrise and sunset photos.
Recently*, a podcast that I listen to fielded a question about staying photographically motivated. The question was – and I’m paraphrasing – “Help! I’m a photographer living in boring Nebraska. What can I possibly photograph?” The podcasters gave some advice, but I think there is more to say to this photographer who, like me, lives… Continue reading Photographing the Everyday
It's no accident that most of the epic photos are taken around sunrise or sunset. It's not just the colors of the sky, but the angle of the light. Shadows are enhanced. I listen to the Improve Photography podcasts a lot and I want to acknowledge how influential Nick Page has been in my understanding… Continue reading Light, Light, Light
I recently noticed that one of my photos could very easily tip from the real to the surreal with just a few clicks in Photoshop. The scene was already almost unbelieveable in the original - the sky was too blue, the reflection too perfect. The landscape along the horizon was the only thing rooting this photo… Continue reading Making the Real, Surreal