Caged:  Exploring Low Key

Caged: Exploring Low Key

“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”
― Leonardo da Vinci

During the past couple of weeks, I had the opportunity to spend several mornings exploring the zoo with my camera.  I chose Riverbanks Zoo as the location to work on my current personal project, Caged.

In the past, I preferred overcast days for photographing animals at the zoo.  During my recent visits, I have been intrigued by

Getting a Closer Look

Getting a Closer Look

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero

One of my goals for my summer break is to begin using gear that I have purchased over the years but not taken the time to truly learn how to use.  The first items I have started exploring their full potential are my