Crawl on Your Belly Like a Reptile

When you make a picture, are you standing up in front of your subject? Do you bend your knees a little before you shoot? Do you lean to the right, lean to the left, move forward or move back? Do you know what you are doing? You are trying to change your point of view…

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Photo Trip Checklist

Have you gone on a photo trip and discovered you forgot an important accessory for your camera? Ever forgot to pack the battery charger? Ever bring the wrong lens to the location you are shooting? We have all been there and we know it affects the photographs we want to take. Whenever I prepare to…

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The Art Collection Dilemma

How did this happen?  You buy a painting here, a photograph there, a sculpture you just had to have. Before you know it, you have an art collection. It seems that is the way most of us start. As our art collection grows, we become more selective regarding the art we buy. Of course, there are…

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The Creative Spark

Wow! I just had an idea! Sound Familiar? For me, it begins in several ways. Sometimes it is when I am in the field working on a project. At other times, it begins when I am sitting and daydreaming about an image I want to create. The creative spark gets the ball rolling. When you…

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The Adventure of Outdoor Photography

Why do you do it? It is a question I have been asked on a number of occasions. Why do you: get up before dawn, travel to a location you have explored and decided it is worthy of your attention, haul your equipment, sit in the chilly air just waiting for the light to get…

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