Monthly Archives: January 2016

Being Me – Being You

It has taken me a long time, a lifetime in fact, to learn a very simple rule for getting the best from my photography. Be me. Over the years, I have chased the looks of photographs made by well-known photographers … Continue reading

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Noise? Get Over It and Use High ISOs!

If you saw someone doing this at an art exhibit, what would you think? That they were nuts? Or maybe an obsessive photographer. The point is, normal people will be looking at the photograph... ...not putting their nose to the … Continue reading

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Three E’s of Better Photography: 3. Experiment

Sometimes the answers to getting better as a photographer are inside you. And the only way to find them is to experiment. The two photos here came one morning by the ocean in Southern California. These are not typical or … Continue reading

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Three E’s of Better Photography: 2. Effort

When I am working with photographers at classes and workshops, I often hear a frustration that they can't do something. They can't figure out some part of the craft of photography or something like composition isn't coming easy or they … Continue reading

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