Are all the animals hiding from you and your long zoom? Practice for the day that polar bear looms large!
Landscape photography is something you fall into if you're a nature photographer, and I'm no exception. Huge vistas and eye-popping panoramas are very easy to get caught up in. But when I've got my eyes screwed in right and start to really see, lots of other things pop out at me. Microscapes, macros and small... Continue Reading →
to paraphrase Robert Burns. Sorry, Bob. With all the tools at our disposal now like Photographer's Ephemeris and just plain Google maps, we can really get a handle on a location, the light and how best to showcase both. In our minds we envision the photographs we want to take. We move the pin all... Continue Reading →
The tail end of winter still holds some beauty, I just had to look for it. These first two are details of a beaver pond in the woods that appeared to be new. These bushes were still alive, albeit dormant for the season. I loved the patterns the ice made while it was thawing. All... Continue Reading →
How are a landscape photographer and a vampire alike? Neither goes outside at noon. Seriously, it makes you wonder doesn’t it? Blood-sucking fiend and Fun-sucking fiend, both taking the joy right out of life. I recently stopped following a landscape photographer’s blog because he just kept going on and on about only shooting at the... Continue Reading →
From time to time I go meet up with a few other local photographers. We are all part of the same flickr group and it's pretty much the same core of people who go to them. We usually try for a sunrise. Winter shooting seems far more popular. Probably because sunrise is at 7am instead... Continue Reading →
Lately I've been twisting in the wind over my photography. All aspects of it. Why do I do it? What good does it do? Is it good? Is it mediocre? Is it bad? Do I have a style? Am I a cliche? Should I try to market my images? Who would buy them anyway? Everyone... Continue Reading →
Part of the joy of shooting in the winter in New England is dealing with the cold. Mostly it's just a matter of the right clothing, but a photographer lives and dies by her eyes and her hands and it's the hands that suffer most. I think I need to get some of those pocket... Continue Reading →