Smells of Spring

Smells of Spring
Spring brings smells of all sorts. We found this poor little guy evidently estranged from it’s mother trying to hide behind a leaf and too scared to run away. We just about touched it, we were so close, but after a while we decided to leave it alone….making sure to take the dog with us, just in case. For animals like... Read More »

Getting Started in Portraiture

Getting Started in Portraiture
I had a friend ask me recently, “I’m still a beginner, but I enjoy landscape photography and want to begin shooting portraiture. What do I do to get started?” There is much I could say, but here are five important things I think you should keep in mind when you’re getting started: Never stop learning! Start with what... Read More »

CAPTURE NC Rescheduled

CAPTURE NC Rescheduled
Just a quick update to let everyone know that CAPTURE North Carolina has officially be rescheduled! You can now mark August 7-10, 2013 on your calendar as the new dates for the workshop. Though several attendees and I were looking forward to having the workshop this very weekend, a few prerequisites weren’t met in... Read More »

Capturing True Beauty in Weddings

Capturing True Beauty in Weddings
Weddings are such a joyful time! As a photographer, I count it a privilege each time I’m asked to cover one. It is hard work and an opportunity not to take lightly, but it’s rewarding to be so closely involved in the happiness of a new couple’s happiest day, as well as fulfilling to take part in an occasion which... Read More »

Do You Use Counterpoint?

Do You Use Counterpoint?
An Attempt at Counterpoint I ran across a great article this morning by a pro landscape photographer who explains a key aspect of good composition: Counterpoint. Do you know what it means? Do you know how to use it? I learned a lot from the article and I hope you find it helpful too! (You might need a magnifying... Read More »

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