As Low As I Can As High As I Need.

Why High ISO Performance in a Camera is Meaningless to Me, And Probably Should be to You Too. Why is high ISO performance so important to so many photographers, many of whom will never need or use any of the higher ISO settings their camera offers? I belong to several photography related Facebook Groups and… Read More

When You Take Your Camera Everywhere

Recently it’s been brought to my attention by a friend and fellow photographer that my photography has changed a bit. Not so much in what I photograph, I’m still primarily a landscape photographer, the difference my friend noticed was in what else I’ve been photographing.   After talking about this a bit, and a quick scroll through… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Normally, there is only one source of  illumination that matters to me as a photographer. (Hint: Rises in the East, sets in the West). Though occasionally I do rely on other, artificial, sources of illumination while making my photographs.   Cocheco Mill, Dover, NH.     “Night Glow” at the Pittsfield, NH Hot Air Balloon… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

Movement: The Camera. In both of these images the camera was moved during exposure. One was completely accidental, the other was created completely on purpose. Can you tell which was created on purpose, and which was the “accidental art”?       Movement: The Subject, part 1 Generally, when I think of movement in one of my… Read More

All Work And No Play…

…means I’ve been WAY too busy to get out with my camera! I have been a busy, busy boy the last few weeks, and that has left me with little time behind the lens. I think I’m going into withdrawals. I’m not complaining, but I do need a day out with my camera, and soon!… Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused.

The post that almost wasn’t. I don’t know who comes up with the themes for these challenges, but this was another week that I had almost given up on. I was drawing a complete and total blank. But, I knew I had to have at least one “unfocused” photograph 😀 Soft and…Creepy? Spiders fascinate me, but… Read More