Thoughts on using processing techniques to enhance reality or alter moods. And ice. Lots and lots of ice.
Winter Memories – the dead leaves version
So as much as a big, sweeping landscape captures the attention and I love doing them, but I also get caught by little details and vignettes. Especially leaves in snow! That gorgeous sunlight doesn't always cooperate, but when it does, I obsess a little. The texture it brings up is amazing and mostly lost... Continue Reading →
So you got a wicked long lens
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 →
The best laid plans
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 →
Landscape Photography Light – Myths and Misunderstandings
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 →