Yearly Archives: 2015

Three E’s of Better Photography: 1. Excellence

Nick, the son of a friend, plays Timon in the traveling cast of The Lion King. Not long ago, we saw him in action, plus Nick gave us a personal tour of the backstage area of the musical. He is … Continue reading

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Being Like Buckett

We have been taking care of a little dog called Buckett for our daughter (there is a reason for the name, explained at end). He is about one year old, a rescue dog, full of energy and life. It was … Continue reading

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No Photos?

I just returned from a short trip to Minnesota. It had snowed a little while ago, so I was hoping for some winter, snow pictures. However, like much of the country now, Minnesota has been very warm. Temperatures were in … Continue reading

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Let It Snow

Snow has made its appearance in many parts of the U.S., including Southern California where I live (up in the local mountains). I love snow photography. Snow simplifies a scene visually. That can help create bold images. Snow adds form and texture … Continue reading

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Cold Photography Reminder

The weather is changing throughout the country now, and this mostly means colder weather. In some areas, temperatures are dropping significantly. How you deal with cold gear is important, both in how you use it in the field and how you … Continue reading

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Emphasis and Composition

Discussion about composition goes into all sorts of things, from the "rule" of thirds to watching out for distractions to leading lines and so forth. All good. Anything that helps you see the scene better photographically will make you create … Continue reading

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