Won’t Leave Home Without It.

Recently I started a series of questions on my Facebook page. The goal was to get people talking about photography. The gear, needs vs wants, why we photograph. Over the next week I’ll be posting those same questions here. I look forward to your responses.  You’re heading out to take photos. You’ve got your camera,… Read More

Exploring The Iconic.

  Motif #1. Reported to be “the most often painted building in America,” Motif #1 sits at the end of Bradley Wharf in Rockport, Massachusetts. Due to its popularity among painters and photographers alike, finding unique angles and compositions while photographing it can be a challenge. Make it your own. The most difficult part about… Read More

Wordless Wednesday

Morning Mist, Wildlife Pond

If You Can’t Be With The One You Love.

When You Want This, But Are Given This. What Do You Do? Do you give up and go home? Or do you embrace it? All too often we landscape photographers head out with rigid expectations of what we want to photograph and how we want to photograph it. So much so that we can be… Read More

Noise, What Noise?

12,800 at 2:30 a.m. I’m not afraid to use whatever ISO I need in order to capture a photo, and last Sunday my Fujifilm X-T2 impressed me once again with how well it handles high ISO, in this case 12,800. My chosen spot for the morning was at the hairpin turn near mile 6 on… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 3: Composition

In Part 1 of my waterfall photography series I discussed the gear you’ll find in my bag when I head out to photograph them, and in Part 2 I talked about camera settings and how I choose them. Now in the third and final installment I’d like to share some thoughts on composition and how… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 2: Camera Settings

Camera Settings, It Depends. Sabbaday Falls, White Mountain National Forest, NH.     In my last article on waterfall photography, I shared the gear I use when I’m out photographing them. Now I’m going to share some of the camera settings, and the thoughts behind those choices, I regularly use when photographing falling water. I’m… Read More