Archive for April, 2013

Six ways to improve your landscape photography

Six ways to improve your landscape photography

Sometimes we just need to be inspired. Today is one of those days: here are some great links to material I’ve dug up online for you, all focused on landscape photography…

How to Become a Better Photographer

How to Become a Better Photographer

So you’ve bought that third camera lens, or maybe second camera body. You’re spending WAY too much time thinking about photo gear and planning shooting trips. You’re definitely hooked on photography–but do you have a plan to get better?

A Pawleys Island Photo Sketchbook

A Pawleys Island Photo Sketchbook

Here are some of my photographs from this past week’s photo trip to Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. Think of this as a glimpse into a photographer’s ‘sketchbook’–these are the early versions of images that might eventually make their way into my fine art work….

Photographing a Simple Still Life

Photographing a Simple Still Life

Here’s a look at my thought process in the course of shooting a simple still life, in this case, the first iris of this spring. Do you ‘see’ your photographs before you shoot them? Or is it all a process of discovery?

How to make an instant photo tripod counterweight

How to make an instant photo tripod counterweight

When you’re out shooting in windy and stormy weather, it can help tremendously to have a good tripod counterweight handy. Here’s an old and useful trick that works and won’t be extra weight for you to lug around…

Photo shooting trip to Pawleys Island, S.C.

Photo shooting trip to Pawleys Island, S.C.

Here are some first photographs from my current photo trip to Pawleys Island, South Carolina on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. I’m here for a week of shooting and much-needed rest. I plan to post more later this week…