Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Flower Photo Story

I admit it, I get bored by a lot of nature photography, including my own. That is why I am constantly trying new things and looking for new possibilities. Nature photography often gets boring because people try too hard to … Continue reading

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I have been a bit swamped by some book projects this spring. Not a bad thing, but it can keep me from doing other things. Like playing. I think that play is an important part of photography. Sometimes you have … Continue reading

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Gaining Height for Landscape Photography

Did you ever see the photos of Ansel Adams standing on top of his car? He had a platform built that allowed him to set up a camera and tripod on his car to gain some height. A challenge we … Continue reading

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Success as a Photographer

What does it mean to be a success as a photographer? I have often thought about this for some reasons you might not expect. How we think about this affects how we photograph, what we buy in gear, how we … Continue reading

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