Last year, when I looked at my portfolio images for the year, I noticed that I had not spent as much time working with close-up photography as in previous years. I decided that I needed to spend more time doing close-up photography this year as it is an area that I really enjoy.
During our recent Photo Tour in Charleston, SC, I was sure to focus
I have found that trying something new can help me grow on my path with expressing myself through photography. The something new I am working to learn is taking pictures using a camera that has been converted to take infrared images.
I have been intrigued by
Whenever I go to a place to photograph, I want to find a unique way to show that place. The internet is flooded with images. We are bombarded with images daily. I want to try to find a unique view of a well visited place.
This past week, during my Photo Tour, we revisited the majestic
One of the things I enjoy the most is revisiting favorite photography spots. Each time I visit, I add to my collection of images from that location. I find that every time I stretch myself to try to walk away with something new from that location.
By far, my favorite place to photograph in spring is
Ever since I have been photographing seriously, I have been fascinated with photographing feathers. While I do not photograph entire birds very often and birds in flight even less, I love the close up shots of the intricate details of birds’ feathers.
One of my all time favorite images that I have captured is
This year was my son, Jeremy’s, first year of college. My dear friend, Jennifer, and I were discussing college as I prepared myself for sending Jeremy for his first year. In our conversation, Jennifer described college as a time to “find your people”. Jennifer and I have been friends since college. She is “my people” from college.
Sometimes it is not so easy to
Bad weather leads to good photography. One thing I have learned over the past nine years is that while many people may enjoy a cloudless, blue sky day, that is not often the case for nature photographers.
Many times the best images are created