We're still in the throws of winter here in the American mid-west. Lots of gray, cold days for us! The weather's getting me down so I'm looking for a bit of a pick-me-up this week. Let's make the colors the story of the photo. This week.... Photograph Bright Colors
The question on the table is: What gear do you need? Really need? Anyone familiar with PhotoYoga knows that this site is not much interested in the gear - this could almost be the “anti-gear” photography website. I’m not saying there isn’t a time to talk toolbox, it can just take over the conversation. ...
It’s summer and I’ve made a trip to Colorado to visit family. Colorado is nothing if it’s not varied. There are the aspens and sweeping mountain views, but Colorado is also the southwest (the hint is in the name: Color-Red). There are flat plains (the Kansas part of Colorado) and desert – which is where I was heading.
This trip, I was in the mood for some desert sand dunes.
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.
This week over on The Daily Post, the photo prompt is Place in the World. Could a travel photography blogger ask for a better prompt!!?? But this is a deceptively difficult prompt. Do I choose the place that I'm from? The sweeping plains of the midwest United States with the vast skies and minimalist landscape? This is the place… Continue reading My Place: From an Itinerant Photographer
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