What do you do when you’re making a really long exposure that ends up being grossly overexposed? You make it black and white of course. Last night I was photographing on the Maine coast and experimenting with long exposures. The mistake I made was to trust the histogram displayed on the LCD of my Fujifilm… Read More
Ideal Waterfall Light. If you’d ask me to describe my ideal weather and lighting conditions for photographing waterfalls I would tell you that I hope for an overcast day and with any luck a slight drizzle. I would also tell you that it is definitely not during the middle of the day under harsh sunlight.… Read More
This past weekend I explored Thompson Falls for the first time. Had I known how beautiful this waterfall is I would have made a point of photographing here sooner. Located a short hike from the parking lot at the Wildcat ski area in Pinkham Notch, this is definitely one of the nicest waterfalls in… Read More
The Sights. The Sounds. The Magic. The Crowds. Chaos in the Magic Kingdom(and other Disney Parks too!).
Crystal Cascade, Pinkham Notch, NH I’ve hiked by this waterfall many times, usually in the dark or too tired at the end of a long hike to give it much thought. A couple of weeks ago I decided it was time to pay it a proper visit. So with workshop client in tow we made… Read More
It Depends. One of the questions I’m most often asked when it comes to photographing waterfalls is what camera settings I use, particularly what shutter speed. And my answer is always the same, “It depends.” It depends ~ On the look I’m going for. If I’m trying to capture the shapes and swirls created by bubble caught in… Read More
I love waterfalls! Give me water cascading over rock ledges and I’m in photographer’s paradise. Over the last few weeks I’ve been spending as much time as I can scouting out and photographing waterfalls. All in preparation for my upcoming White Mountains Waterfalls Photography Workshop. Do you like waterfalls? If so, join me June 17th… Read More
The One Filter You Can’t Live Without. The Weekly Photo Challenge topic is Landscape, so rather than simply share a few landscape photos I’m going to talk about the one filter that should be in every nature and landscape photographers camera bag. The one filter that cannot be duplicated in the computer, and the one… Read More