The Photographers Curse.

The Insidious Photographer’s Ailment. When you look at a photograph what do you first see? Do you see a well composed photograph that perfectly captures the beauty of the scene, or do you see the slightly blown highlights in the water in an otherwise good image of a waterfall? Do you see a dramatic sunset with… Read More

Better Photography Takes More Than A Fancy Camera.

I my latest article for the New England Photography Guild I share a few tips on how to take your photography past the snap-shot and on to creating beautiful and compelling photographs.   None of the tips involves buying any new gear, except maybe an alarm clock. 😉                

Staging

Creating the shot, literally. How far are you willing to go to create a photograph? How far is too far?  For my landscapes, the more intimate portraits in particular, I have no problem doing a little light “landscaping” to clean up the composition. Without hesitation I’ll remove a piece of dead wood from a stream,… Read More