In Part 1 of my waterfall photography series I discussed the gear you’ll find in my bag when I head out to photograph them, and in Part 2 I talked about camera settings and how I choose them. Now in the third and final installment I’d like to share some thoughts on composition and how… Read More
Camera Settings, It Depends. Sabbaday Falls, White Mountain National Forest, NH. In my last article on waterfall photography, I shared the gear I use when I’m out photographing them. Now I’m going to share some of the camera settings, and the thoughts behind those choices, I regularly use when photographing falling water. I’m… Read More
Waterfall season is almost here, are you ready? Who’s ready for some waterfalls? I know I am! It’s Spring time, it’s getting warmer outside, the snow we got here in New Hampshire is starting to melt. All of which means it’s Waterfall Time! Those of you who’ve been following me for even a short time… Read More
Waterfalls, Not Just A Springtime Thing. I like to photograph waterfalls. A lot! And while most of my waterfall photography takes place in the spring and early summer, some of my favorite waterfalls look just as beautiful, maybe more so when encased in ice. The most striking feature of many of these winter waterfalls… Read More
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!).