Can not resist the beauty of a strikingly blue sky, and a western bound sun, creating highlights and shadows on the emergence of new life.
Why would I go to the New Hampshire coast in November? Because I’m a bit crazy? I do it almost every year. Before the bitter cold of winter sets in I like to capture the delicate late afternoon light. It was a little colder than I would have liked because I waited until after Thanksgiving. … Continue reading »
I’m participating in the LetsBeWild.com Wild Weekly Photo Challenge This week’s Challenge is: Water Found this contest/challenge on Canoe Communications recent post, thanks for sharing! It was hard to choose which photos to post since I love water so much. This first one shows how water transforms it’s environment and creates beauty. Water is powerful and … Continue reading »
I enjoyed this opportunity to photograph a Yoga event recently, but it definitely gave me some challenges. This gallery is just a sample from about 90 shots. I decided not to use flash in order to be less invasive. I will often scan a room with the camera until I feel that people are not paying attention … Continue reading »
I like to shoot at night because lights fascinate me. Of course this requires using a high ISO, I think I was shooting at 3200 or more for these photos. New York City of course is a great place to capture lighting at night. I didn’t have much time on this trip, otherwise I would … Continue reading »
I always prefer using natural light or available light over flash, whenever possible. It helps to observe the light coming into a room, it’s source and angle, and how the light cast shadows or highlights your subject, before you take the photo. Outdoor light is often better in the morning or afternoon rather than midday. Experiment with … Continue reading »
Old, decaying, dried up…but beautiful. Cycles of life, and new life springing forth from death are interesting subject matter for photographers and artists alike. Texture, shapes, light & dark and color variations are what attracted me to this old tree stump. What attracts you to the subjects you photograph?
Photography is not just snapping good photos, it’s an art. How does one capture the essence of a subject or scene? Composition is very important as it needs to draw your eye to the focal point of what you are expressing. A photograph is more interesting if the composition causes your eyes to move … Continue reading »