Wide angle lenses in small spaces

Posted by on Apr 11, 2009 in Articles | No Comments
Wide angle lenses in small spaces

Everyone always thinks about using their wide angle lens in wide opens spaces. It is the traditional use of a wide angle lens- get close to the foreground, include the background and blast away. While this is a great use for this lens it isn’t the only use. I find that I use my ultra […]

A Nature Photographer’s View of Photographing People

Posted by on Apr 11, 2009 in Articles | No Comments
A Nature Photographer’s View of Photographing People

I know, it is an oxymoron; nature photographers photograph nature because they don’t want to photograph people. If nature photographers wanted to photograph people then they would be called people or travel photographers. But they are called nature photographers because they like to photograph nature and by most definitions that means without people. I will […]

Critique-speak

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in Nonsense | No Comments

Critique Speak               I spend a lot of time looking at student images and giving my opinions. I enjoy it and most of the time I think it is a beneficial learning experience. But there are some times when the critiquee seems to be talking a different language than me, the critiquer. After 25 […]

RMSP and Me

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in Workshops | No Comments

I have decided to end my long professional relationship with the Rocky Mt. School of Photography. I will keep the details as to why confidential but I will say that I could not longer tolerate their rigid, narrow policies limiting my ability to earn money and grow my career.  I am still going to teach […]