Exploring a section of the Ice Age trail in (gasp!) full sunlight! Tips and techniques to get the best images even in direct sun. Plus an old habit saves my gear!
The winter sun never gets very high in the sky, but that means there are shadows everywhere for the observant photographer.
Photographing a popular place? Some thoughts on discovering what's distinctive about your time there and finding a new angle on an old scene.
In the last couple of posts I talked about learning a hard lesson about light. That is not to fight it, but to work with it to make the best of my time and my photographs. Letting go of that perfect image you have in your head is hard. We go out trying to get... Continue Reading →
Trails, paths, and walkways are all irresistible subjects for the outdoor photographer. Who hasn't stopped and shot, trying to convey in an image what it was like to be walking in that spot? I know I succumb maybe more than I should, but I have gotten better at judging if a section of trail is... Continue Reading →
Lots of people have done a 'what's in my camera bag' type post and have dragged every last bit of kit out of each and every nook and cranny of their bags. Kind of interesting, but out of all that stuff I'd like to know what a person really uses to create her images. I... Continue Reading →
By now most of you have caught on that this isn't a technical photography blog, but that I'm not above putting out a little know-how if I think it could be useful. With wildflower season approaching, I think you flower shooters will like this one - purple flowers looking blue and how to fix it!... Continue Reading →
One of the internet search terms that often leads people to my site is for the Olympus 90mm f2 macro lens. I'm not exactly sure where they end up since I use that lens a lot and post many shots taken with it. Like this one. I found this little crawler on my backpack yesterday... Continue Reading →