Tag: photo tips

Creative Captures for Christmas

This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. A beautiful and expansive place filled with formal gardens, signature trees, dancing water fountains, a botanical conservatory and sweeping meadows. Built by Pierre S. du Pont, Longwood has grown to nearly […]

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 […]

White and Bright

It’s hard get white right. When photographing this beautiful Dahlia at Longwood Gardens National Dahlia show, I looked for flowers that offered curls in the center. With the variety of display, they were few and far in between. But this white one certain didn’t disappoint. Using the Lensbaby […]

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 […]