Two near disasters and coping with direct sun

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 Shadow Knows

The winter sun never gets very high in the sky, but that means there are shadows everywhere for the observant photographer.

Tips for better trail photos

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 →

Tools of the Task

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 →

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