Where you least expect it. This morning, as I have done every morning for the previous 13 mornings, I took a walk out back in search of inspiration. A few things caught my eye, I made a few photographs, but I wasn’t overly enthusiastic about any of them. Returning inside I made myself another cup… Read More
Embrace the flare. As many of you have noticed, or will come to soon, the shrubs that boarder my yard, known as sweetfern (Comptonia peregrina), have been and probably will continue to be the subject of many of the images in my Isolation Project. Maybe it’s a lack of vision or imagination on any given… Read More
As my days of isolation blend from one into the next, the search for things that catch my eye continues. This morning it was a bunch of stones on a large granite boulder in the woods behind my yard. Follow along and show me what you’ve come up with by either sharing a link in… Read More
Are we having fun yet? Still stuck at home, though not sure for how much longer. The New Hampshire Governor has just issued a stay at home order, yet the list of “essential” businesses is long. Unfortunately, my day job as an auto mechanic is on that list. Rest assured I’m going to do my… Read More
So, you want to play along but you live in a small apartment or are otherwise unable to get outside? You think because you don’t have access to a big, or even little back yard you won’t be able to make a good photo? These images are for you and I hope they’re able to… Read More
To the soft sweet music of the forest the water shall dance.
The First Rule. Know it. One of the first “Rules” of photography that most people learn when first starting out is the Rule Of Thirds. When composing a photograph, visualize a grid across the scene, dividing it into thirds vertically and horizontally. Just like in a game of tic-tac-toe. For a more dynamic composition you should… Read More
Just how grand is that landscape anyway? Are those mountains in the distance some of New Hampshire’s tallest, or just a few small hills? Without anything in the photo to provide a reference of scale it’s really hard to say for sure. So what’s a photographer to do? Simple, by incorporating something of a known… Read More
Along came a spider… There are more shadows to enjoy.
In the darkness, forgotten amidst decay. Hidden beneath graffiti and peeling paint. Shadows of the past lie long in the fading light. The ravages of time exacts its price. Nothing escapes. If you wish, you may lurk in the shadows of others.