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
Let It Snow. Here in the northeastern U.S. winter has been making a dramatic comeback. After a brutally cold start, followed by a stretch of unseasonably warm weather that pretty much wiped the white off of the landscape, winter is back in a big way! Over the last few weeks New Hampshire as received… Read More
What do you do when you’re making a really long exposure that ends up being grossly overexposed? You make it black and white of course. Last night I was photographing on the Maine coast and experimenting with long exposures. The mistake I made was to trust the histogram displayed on the LCD of my Fujifilm… Read More
Crystal Cascade, Pinkham Notch, NH I’ve hiked by this waterfall many times, usually in the dark or too tired at the end of a long hike to give it much thought. A couple of weeks ago I decided it was time to pay it a proper visit. So with workshop client in tow we made… Read More
It Depends. One of the questions I’m most often asked when it comes to photographing waterfalls is what camera settings I use, particularly what shutter speed. And my answer is always the same, “It depends.” It depends ~ On the look I’m going for. If I’m trying to capture the shapes and swirls created by bubble caught in… Read More
I love waterfalls! Give me water cascading over rock ledges and I’m in photographer’s paradise. Over the last few weeks I’ve been spending as much time as I can scouting out and photographing waterfalls. All in preparation for my upcoming White Mountains Waterfalls Photography Workshop. Do you like waterfalls? If so, join me June 17th… Read More
The One Filter You Can’t Live Without. The Weekly Photo Challenge topic is Landscape, so rather than simply share a few landscape photos I’m going to talk about the one filter that should be in every nature and landscape photographers camera bag. The one filter that cannot be duplicated in the computer, and the one… Read More
To the soft sweet music of the forest the water shall dance.