Tag: nature photography

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. […]

A Sweet Reward

This past week has been filled with catching up with life’s regular to-do’s and I haven’t had much of a chance to go out on a photo walkabout. This summer I’ve had a big “Pay-it-forward” project at a nearby paddock that holds two horses that needed some additional […]

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 […]

Create Yourself

A dear friend and faithful follower in my photography classes mentioned to me this past week that “Someone (meaning me) has taught her to not simply just take pictures, but to create images.” I’ve been thinking about her insightful comment quite a bit since then and she is […]

In the World of Fanciful Wings

Early this morning I had the unique opportunity to enter into the world of Fanciful Wings at the Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit at Brookside Gardens. This wonderful place is open during the summer months and showcases exotic butterflies from around the world. Managed by the U.S.D.A., strict […]

Floral Art

Now that the spring bird migration has winded down and the days are getting hotter and buggier, it’s time to find a photography project that will keep me entertained. Recently I’ve come across some beautiful floral art books. The first one is Seeing Flowers by Robert Llewellyn, and […]

Botanical Art

A favorite place of mine to visit is Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. I’ve been there at least once a year for the past several years. After viewing what I actually had captured from all of those visits, I was rather disappointed. It was time for me […]