Yearly Archives: 2012

Ansel Adams Book

I have just started reading a new book about Ansel Adams that I think is superb, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, by Andrea Stillman. This is one of the few books I have seen, besides Adams book, The … Continue reading

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Beyond Our Nature Prejudices

Recently, I was in the Everglades with a friend photographing those amazing wetlands in December. Years ago, I would have thought that this meant I was in the Everglades National Park, but we never went into it. I have spent … Continue reading

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Weather and Nature Photography

Nature photography means going outside. If we really care about the whole range of nature and capturing that in our photographs, that means getting outside in all sorts of weather. This time of year brings on some particularly challenging weather … Continue reading

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Eyes of Wonder

What is at your heart as a nature photographer? This past weekend, my wife and I saw a delightful movie that included something that made me think about this. We went to see Rise of the Guardians and quite enjoyed … Continue reading

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Nature Time

A challenge I constantly face is making time for myself to get outside and reconnect with nature. I think this is true for a lot of people in today’s very busy world. We all have so many things going on, … Continue reading

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Black-and-White Translations

Black-and-white photography has made a well-deserved recovery from its near death when color began to dominate publications in the 1980's and 1990's. Black-and-white now has become a "fine-art" medium reserved for "special" photography. Now I don't believe that is true … Continue reading

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