If You Act Like a Kid, You Will Get Fun Kid's Shots

March 26, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I know, what a long title for a blog. I wanted to get your attention! Now that I have it, let's talk about getting that cute shot of your child, grandchild or any kid doing what they do….being kids. So, doesn't it make sense that to capture their little baby faces, we would need to get down to their level? They are little people and standing above...
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Photographing Silhouettes

March 17, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
The word, Silhouette, sounds provocative and mysterious to me and that's why I have explored this method of photography. The definition according to: http://www.amazon.com/Exposure-Digital-Field-Guide-Alan/dp/0470534907 The silhouette is a style of photography that purposely underexposes your subject so it is nearly black or is full black against...
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Connect with Your World-Contemplative Photography

March 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
The inspiration for this blog came from, http://www.shambhala.com/the-practice-of-contemplative-photography.html. This is not your normal photography book offering tips about aperture and shutter speed settings - the authors' approach is more Zen like, suggesting ways to Synchronize Eye and Mind, to mention one of the creative chapters. They share...
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Catching the Drop - A practice Session

February 04, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
A rainy day, a camera, a pitcher, a glass and some almond milk...perfect recipe for playing, "catch the falling liquid". This is more fun than any one person should have and catching the milk in mid-pour is both challenging and difficult. Ideally, all light in the room would have been eliminated so the glass glare wouldn't show, yet, if it had been...
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"Where Have all the Flowers Gone?"

January 29, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Pete Seeger was a singer, folk-song collector and songwriter who died on Monday. He was 94. The NY Times wrote about his life - http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/29/arts/music/pete-seeger-songwriter-and-champion-of-folk-music-dies-at-94.html He wrote, Where have all the Flowers Gone? (first two verses) - an anti-war song and many other well-known fo...
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