Do you put your camera down once the sun sets feeling that landscapes, street scenes and nature photography are over? Last night I taught a class on the subject and attendees learned to use low light and darkness to liven up their portfolio. There are some tricks involved but here’s how to get started: [...]
Summertime in Southwest Florida means camera enthusiasts have an almost constant opportunity to add color, depth and rich texture to their photography. 3 tips to make clouds improve your photos: Perfect Backdrop- Find a wide open setting and an attractive subject. Rather than shoot into a washed out over exposed sky, set up with piles [...]
On Friday we left off with a post on proven techniques for photographing fireworks. Got the day off? Going to try later? Here are a few more ideas for today and a couple reminders before the show: The beach- plenty of [...]
Friend Becky B. and I visited Eagle Lakes Community Park last evening and found the water level so low that the large variety of birds were just too far for photography. We did produce some attractive landscapes and sunset silhouettes though. I think the best bird photography is now along the beaches and inlets…Gordon.
… and take advantage of landscapes, landmarks, nature and more. While heading back to the car after a morning lesson along Naples beach Saturday morning, I noticed the two scenes that accompany today’s post and thought they might be good examples. Practice your photo composition- 1- Work on major landmarks like piers, lighthouses and bridges. [...]
… and get comfortable with your camera. Do you find that the overwhelming menu of options and settings on your digital camera is taking away from what you’d like to do- take pictures? If so read and note this blog post as we continue to break photography down to basics in everyday language and have [...]
… as it applies not just to shooting angle but more specifically to your lens choice. As a new feature here, let’s spend one day a week for awhile learning about one simple but effective technique, the pros and cons of common gear and ideas for better pictures all in simple, everyday language that you [...]
… when plan “A” isn’t working as well as you’d like. Often times as photographers we decide that today is the day for birds, landscapes, silhouettes, street candids or whatever. But if the light is all wrong, the subject doesn’t show up or is too far for example, it’s time to be open minded and [...]