I’ve started a year-long course in creative photography with Lori Lankford. The course is designed to expand my photographic vision and stimulate me to take new approaches to creativity. The class is conducted on-line, with participants sharing their work and offering helpful comments on the postings. Each month we will have a new theme. LoriContinue reading “Abstract Photos as Art”
Photos from a day’s outing at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Virginia
My beautiful camera got busted, and so did I.
I’ve not had much time for photography the last couple of months. It’s all due to the usual things: yard work, laundry, cooking (I cook a lot and love making bread), finishing up some woodworking projects, and so on. I think you know the drill. But I needed to make some photos for my photoContinue reading “Some Recent Close-Ups”
My friend Jeff Fleisher and I drove out along a lonely country road to a spot I know where, each spring, there is an extensive field of Virginia bluebells to be found and photographed. Situated in a lowland woods bordering meandering Goose Creek, these lovely wildflowers inhabit both sides of the river. While they’re easilyContinue reading “Virginia Bluebells”
I was tempted to title this posting “A Fungus Among Us,” but that’s so trite I opted for something plain vanilla instead. Regardless, what I present here are some photos of toadstools and other fungi I recently made. These were all made in late September at Moosehead Lake, near Greenville, Maine. The rains brought outContinue reading “Fall Fungi”
I’ve been experimenting with making extreme close-ups using my new Nikon 105mm f/2.8 S lens. Here are some recent creations.
I spent some more time shooting with the new Nikon 105mm S lens for Z mount cameras. Here are some of the images I made today.
In photography, sharp focus is everything. Except when it isn’t. Read on.
The best advice I’ve found is to identify photographers whose work you find inspiring and study their techniques.