A few quick tips for better photos of complex and sometimes backlit flower scenes.
Stupid Tripod Tricks for Macro
Tripod gymnastics - a couple of cool moves with the 90-degree center column on the Manfrotto!
Just passing through
Look who buzzed in for a snack! Winged wonders from South America!
Potentialities and Presence of Mind
Can mindfulness play a part in photography? Only if you remember to do it.
Stacking for Macro – Part 1 – Capture
Field techniques & best practices for photo stacking. Learned the hard way.
The Kayaking Post (still)
Where I try to convey why still water kayaking is my favorite thing.
Techniques for using a diffuser with macro photography
Examples of how a diffuser can improve your close up and macro photography.
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!
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 →
Lickable Light – white balance and how it will make your photos their best!
In the course of a day I look at hundreds of photographs. By participating in Google+, forums, flickr, 500px and other photo communities it's easy to do. One thing that has been getting my attention is that people don't seem to understand white balance and its importance. Mainly I notice it when there is water... Continue Reading →