Weekly Photo Challenge: Details

To capture the details it pays to get close. Among the many water lilies covering the waters surface I knew this was the one. Since It was raining the morning I took this I knew I wanted to get close in order to capture not only the detail in the flower, but to accentuate the… Read More

Why You Should Choose Canon Over Nikon.

Or vice-versa. My advice for the beginning photographer buying their first DSLR.   I love my Canon cameras. I’ve owned two 40Ds, a 1D MkIIn, and now make my images with a 7D, the best one I’ve owned yet! I’ve gone through lenses like most people change underwear. Various Canon “L” lenses, too many to… Read More

Sunday’s Hidden Treasure

Livermore Falls, Campton, NH. I’ve always loved the patterns and colors in the ice along the cliff and now I’m finally getting around to doing something with this image. I’m coming to realize that winter might very well be my favorite time of year to make photographs. Original date of capture: 2/6/2010 Camera body: Canon… Read More

Sunday’s Hidden Treasure

  From late October through most of November, the most gorgeous golden light passes through the woods on the side of the road to my house. So far this is the best I’ve done to capture it. Taken back in 2008, only a few months after I bought my first camera, this is also my… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Today

Today? The weekly challenge theme this week is “Today.” What am I going to do with that? What to photograph on a rainy day in New Hampshire? Too wet for any outdoor shooting, what do I have lying around just waiting to be photographed? I’ve been eyeing the vase full of peacock feathers I keep… Read More

Four Years In The Making: The Perfect Baxter Lake Sunrise.

Attempt Number One. I love living on a lake, no surprise there. When I got my first camera, four years ago this month actually, one of the first things I knew I wanted to photograph was a sunrise over the lake. So one morning I grabbed my camera and tripod and went down to the… Read More

Be there, be seen.

Show your work, show your work, show your work. If there is one common piece of advice voiced by almost every professional photographer whose opinions I respect, it is this. If you want people to appreciate and possibly buy your work, you need to show it. And to paraphrase Rick Sammon, “you never now who… Read More