Shooting Like a Pro class

Posted by on Jun 25, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Shooting Like a Pro class

The Shooting Like a Pro class that Scott Rouse and I taught finished this afternoon and I must say that everything went very well. Most of the last two days we spent developing each student’s ideas for a project or two (or three!) and as I went around the room I was impressed with not […]

A New England Celebration

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Articles | No Comments

Its been almost 12 years since I came back east so perhaps a bit of reflection is called for. Before I returned east, I grew up in upstate New York, I lived for more than 15 years in Colorado and Oregon and loved every minute. My first books were done out west, I became an […]

Shooting Like a Pro class

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Articles | No Comments

Hello Everyone! It is my third day of a week long workshop I am teaching on thinking and shooting like a professional photographer. The class is full-10 people- and all are exciting and very enthusiastic. It is a long day for these poor souls (they have to listen to me blab and blab and blab)- […]

Fuzzy Bears

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Fuzzy Bears

  “Michael, that is a nice shot but you missed the focus on the bear. See how the background is in focus but the bear is not? I think the bear moved and you didn’t move your autofocus bracket to keep it on the bear so the autofocus grabbed the background and not the bear.” […]

Old Haunt Hunting

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Old Haunt Hunting

Yep, I was back in Maine prowling around one of my favorite places- the little harbors of the coast. Why? I could tell you that since I am working on my next book, a photo book of the Maine Coast,  going to the coast to take pictures seemed like a good idea. And while that […]

Back to the Quarry!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2011 in Articles | 2 Comments
Back to the Quarry!

Well, I went underground again, camera in  hand, prowling the dimly lit cathedrals of blocky marble half a mile under Danby Mountain in my little hometown in Vermont. I am not exactly sure what I am going to do with the images but the place is intriguing and there are stories lurking, I just know […]