Category: Photo Tips

Seeing the Big Picture

There are many times when the landscape I’m seeing is far larger than life than what my full-frame camera can capture in a single frame. Selecting the section that spoke most to me, I hadn’t thought of taking the time to create a panoramic capture of the scene. […]

Starry Starry Night

Continuing from my previous blog post, let’s talk about editing a star filled sky image. It actually begins in the field prior to and during capture. When capturing the Milky Way or a starry sky, one should use the best quality camera and the fastest (lowest aperture) available […]

Oh My Stars!

This past weekend I had a glorious experience in a beautiful U.S. National Park just southeast of Seattle, Washington. The Mount Rainier National Park is a remote park that is home to the active volcano, Mount Rainier that towers above 14,000 feet over the landscape. This snow-capped mountain […]

Dancing Flowers

I’m always amazed with how well my iPhoneX captures images. In spite of low-light at the Dahlia display at Longwood Gardens, the images captured with my iPhone are well exposed and has nice focus throughout the flowers. With the second zoom lens option, the images are decent quality […]

A Creative Capture

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square Pennsylvania. They were hosting for the first time the American Dahlia Society’s National show and it was an opportunity to see an incredible variety of dahlias that I had never seen before. Even though I […]

Deep in the Weeds

Deep in the Weeds ” Totally immersed in or preoccupied with the details or complexities (of something)” Learning how to change your perspective will help you see photo opportunities that you may have never seen before. There are times we can get stuck in a specific vision or […]

How Do You See?

When enjoying the Maryland Federation of Art’s 50th Birthday celebration last night at the Circle Gallery in historic Annapolis, I had the opportunity to meet some wonderful artists. Many had been creating art most of their lives and kept it going even during their major earning years while […]

Uncommon Things

As a nature photographer, there are some surprising discoveries to those that keep a vigil watch on their surroundings. I have found that the more I slow down and really take my time then nature begins to show itself. After a while it’s certain that you’ll take a […]