Give Lens Flare The Finger!

Have you ever taken what you thought was a killer landscape photo only to get home and find it unusable, ruined by the dreaded lens flare? Some lens flare is good, think of those light rays emanating from the sun. Some  lens flare is bad, like the big balls of color in the photo above. Would… Read More

Photography 101: Landscape

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” John Muir

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

From above on the slopes of Cadillac Mountain, sunrise over Frenchman’s Bay and the Porcupine Islands. Acadia National Park, Maine. (Click on the photo to see the full image) From above on a 50 – 60 ft (15 – 18m) ledge, looking down on Bridal Veil Falls. Castle In The Clouds, Moultonborough, New Hampshire. From… Read More

Another 12 From 12

This weeks weekly photo challenge theme is “My 2012 In Pictures.”  Well as luck would have it I had already done a post of my favorites from the past year HERE. Let me tell you, it wasn’t an easy task narrowing it down to 20 for that post! BUT… Never one to pass up a… Read More

Through The Lens, My Favorite 12 From 2012.

What a year!  2012 has been an unbelievable year. I’ve created more commissioned work for others, and more of my work is finding its way onto people’s walls. I also feel I’m continuing to learn and grow as a photographer. I’d like to share with you my favorite 12 images from the past year. (For… Read More

Nice Legs!

All Three Of Them. – At night, even if I wasn’t trying to capture the movement of the water fountain, I’d need a long exposure for this scene due to the low light. That means tripod –  If you want consistently sharp, well composed photos, buy a tripod. I don’t care how advanced the image stabilization… Read More

Acadia At Last

The First National Park East Of The Mississippi River. Over the July 4th holiday my family and I finally made it to Acadia National Park. It’s a place I’ve wanted to visit for a long time. A quick drive through the park on our first day however, told me the four days we were going to… Read More