Tag: photography tips

Work the Scene

There is a charming farmette that I know of down a dead-end road for years that I’ve visited now and then. It has a classic International Farm truck staged in front of a historic barn and nothing could be more picture perfect. I’ve seen it spring, summer and […]

How Slow Can You Go?

How slow can you go? That is with your shutter speed and how you can make something different than what it appears. There is a difference between Slow Exposures or Slow Shutter Speeds and Long Exposures and the beach is a fabulous place to try both techniques. Someone […]

Glorious Winter

Who ever thought winter time was a time to slow down and relax certainly didn’t have a camera in their hands. Winter time can be an amazing time to go out and experience the nuances of nature. Cool clear nights, frosty mornings with snow covered fields and forests […]

Snow Day

This past week has been a series of contrasts for me. Starting with a glorious sunrise and outing at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge while I was scouting for my upcoming class. I then took the opportunity to slip into the warm and tropical climate of Rawlings Conservatory to […]

The Storm’s Passing

It was yet another rainy day again today and high winds were predicted to follow the rain bands as they passed. It’s been a while that I’ve wanted to work on some slow exposures over 30 seconds with a 10-stop Neutral Density filter but the skies just weren’t […]

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 […]

Learning Our Craft

There have been many ways I have learned from others as a photographer. Beginning with local photography field workshops offered by resident experts in their field allowed me to explore a variety of subjects to discover what I’d be most interested in as a photographer. With great fortune, […]

Finding Inspiration

Many a time I’ve been caught standing in the grocery store aisle just staring and an employee will stop and ask me if they can help me find something. I tell them I’m looking for inspiration and unfortunately it’s not easy to find. We can be stuck as […]