Weekly Photo Challenge: Merge

Where The Sand Merges With The Sea. The Merge Of Man And Nature. The Merge Of Exposures I’ve been playing around with Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro 2, and for this image a preset called “Sinister” seemed appropriate. A Note Of Full Disclosure. I wish to mention here, that as a member of the Nik… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Wrong

Wrong, really?  I usually don’t keep photos that I consider “wrong”. But after a little digging I found a few that I felt had some “wrongness” to them, but were otherwise worth saving. Everything I wanted, and then some. I broke one of the basic “rules” of photography while capturing the power of the Spring-time… Read More

The Teacher In Me.

Me as photography instructor? Surely you jest. The thought of me teaching photography is something I never imagined I would ever do. The idea that my images and photographic knowledge would ever be at a level where someone would actually request my instruction seemed ludicrous. Hell would likely freeze over first. Or so I thought… Well,… Read More

Dust Spot Removal Made Easy In Lightroom 3.

You dirty, dirty, camera! Yesterday I headed down to Odiorne Point State Park to photograph the May 5th “Super Moon” full moon. After importing the images into Lightroom 3 one thing became abundantly clear, the sensor in my camera is filthy! “Out, Damned Spot!” The spot removal tool in Lightroom works very well for, you… Read More

Doing The Happy Dance

Time to gloat. Sorry, I can’t help it. For those of my blog followers not following me on Facebook as well, (we’ll get to the why on THAT in the future :-)), I just had to share this. I have just received what I consider a glowing critique of one of my favorite photographs from… Read More

Make Lemonade.

You know the old saying, “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well I did just that after my last trip to the New Hampshire seacoast to photograph the sunrise. My shooting partner that day was none other than Kris, The Wicked Dark chick herself. Based on the weather forecast, both of us had hoped for… Read More