Thoughts you can see

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Framing, aways framing

Sometimes I am in such a hurry to get a shot that I forget about what I am actually taking a picture of. Since I have been doing this post, I have become more aware that I should practice what I preach. Last night I went outside to get some firewood and saw a gorgeous sunset. I grabbed the camera a... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Mr. Answers gets serious part two (illustrated)

Dear Mr. Answers: Once again I am asking about things that tangle, like ropes, long extension cords, even garden hoses. All persons, All over. Dear All: I learned this trick many years ago from a mechanic who was watching me struggle to untangle a long extension cord that had more knots in it than... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Watch the background

Not only can one inadvertently have a tree growing out of the subject's head, all sorts of things can happen in a background that are if not distracting, are certainly ruinous. Take this shot of our cat, Zoey being cute. In my hurry to get the shot, I cluttered the background with the attendant... Sign in to see full entry.

Watch the background

Not only can one inadvertently have a tree growing out of the subject's head, all sorts of things can happen in a background that are if not distracting, are certainly ruinous. Take this shot of our cat, Zoey being cute. In my hurry to get the shot, I cluttered the background with the attendant... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

The smile's the thing

Timing is everything in photographing people. Some expressions are fleeting, instantaneous. Digital cameras are not too good in that respect, the "digital lag" can be downright maddening. To minimize lag, hold the shutter button halfway on most cameras, allowing the camera to determine exposure and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Reflectively speaking

There are so many ways to use reflections, here are two scenes from the same lake, one very early spring, the other, fall. Enjoy. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Big picture small picture

Scenery is always challenging, whether to focus on the little details that flesh out the scene or the overall scene that frames the little things? Of course the answer is to take more than one shot, especially in these days of digital photos. Lakes often offer the opportunity to take photos of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Mirror Image

The photo says it all. Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Someone once said...

I think I shall never see...something about a tree. Well, a tree photo that didn't turn out quite as planned turned into an opportunity to play with my photo editing software as suggested in the comments. So this photo. Became this impressionistic tree. And then this neon tree. What fun! Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 31, 2011

The zoom is the thing

Not much to say here, just three photos shot at increasing zoom values to illustrate the different aspects of one scene, a branch on the Maple trees that turns a different color than the rest, dressing itself in red hues as opposed to the nieghbor branches yellows and gold. So without further ado,... Sign in to see full entry.

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