Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cobra Lilies

I am not sure I understand the attraction, but I love pitcher plants. Anywhere they grow, I try to visit and photograph them. There is a very interesting pitcher plant in Northern California (and parts of Oregon) called the cobra lily … Continue reading

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High Contrast Light and the Redwoods

Last week, I was up in the redwoods in Northern California with my friend, Chuck Summers. We had hoped to get some of the famous fog and clouds the area is known for, but we had none until the day … Continue reading

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Easy Slide Shows and Costa Rica

One great way of putting images together is in a slide show done to music. The challenge we all have, if you are like me, is having time to do such a slide show. I had to get something together … Continue reading

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New Books from Friends and More

I have been privileged to see a lot of wonderful photography over the years, both as a lover of photo books and when I was editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine. I want to share a few things I have run … Continue reading

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Man’s Influence and Nature Photography

I just posted this photo on my last blog -- I am revisiting it because it represents a very interesting dilemma about nature in nature photography. I am going to try to do more blogs about nature as seen in … Continue reading

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The Problem with Skies

One of the constant challenges for landscape photography is dealing with skies that are much brighter than the landscape itself. The problem is that we can see great color in detail in both places, yet the camera has serious limitations … Continue reading

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