Love, Hate, and Long Exposure.

My love/hate relationship with long exposure photography. What I love is that when the conditions are right the resulting images can be quite striking. Silky smooth water, windblown clouds creating dramatic streaks of color across the sky, all good stuff that requires long exposure times to capture. But, and here’s the rub, I hate the… Read More

Waterfalls Anyone?

Announcing two different waterfall photography experiences. From a single day waterfall tour of the Crawford Notch region of New Hampshire, to a multi-day fully instructional waterfall photography workshop, I’ve got a waterfall experience for you. First up, 8 waterfalls in a day. Join me on Saturday, June 1st as we visit 8 waterfalls, all located… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 3: Composition

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

Waterfall Photography Part 2: Camera Settings

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 Photography Part 1: The Gear

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 in Winter

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

Mistakes Were Made.

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