Thirds And Symmetry

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

Big, But How Big?

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

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.

Photography 101: Warmth

“Drawing With Light” Photography is all about the light. No matter the subject, light is what makes a photograph. By using light you can create warmth.  I rely on is the sun. The sun and the way its light warms the landscape during the Golden Hours at the beginning and end of each day. Light… Read More