photography

Just Keep Shooting

Not terribly long ago I went through a down sing in photography.  I just couldn't get motivated to go out and do anything.  In fact, I used about every excuse I could come up with just to stay home.

One day I decided to e-mail Rick Sammon about this issue figuring over his career he likely encountered the same issue.  His advice to me was, "Just keep shooting."

20 Quotes for Nature Photographers

Often times I find myself searching the internet for photography quotes.  Looking at what those who have come before us have to say about the medium can be helpful and cause us to consider photography in a different light.  There is also the added benefit of being inspired by the work of those who said the quote in the first place.

Why use a Circular Polarizer

If there is one filter that is a must have for all of my lenses it is a Circular Polarizer.  The effects of most other filters can be quickly recreated in post.  There is still a need for an neutral density filter and to some extent a graduated ND filter. The latter can be reproduced in post but requires the blending of exposures through HDR or more manual methods. 

The Value of a Photographer

What is the value of a photographer?  What is a good photograph worth to you?

When you seek out a surgeon do you simply find one with a scalpel?  Is that the value of that doctor?  Is his/her worth tied up in the cost of a single piece of equipment or is it based on the combination of years of training, experience, and equipment? 

2018 Ansel Adams Challenge January Winner - Barbara Livieri

Thanks Barbara for taking the challenge and I can't wait to see what you get for the coming months.

You can find more of Barbara's work on her FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM.