A Gift for You

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
A Gift for You

Tis the season, the season to look back and take stock of the year past as we look forward to the year to come. And I have had a year that requires much looking back upon. From the joys of a new book and new students to the quite literal heartbreak of a mid-year heart […]

Happy Holidays!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Happy Holidays!

  Happy Holidays to Everyone Wide and Far!!!!   May your f-stops be plentiful, your shutter speeds accurate and your ISO noise-free! And may you have the courage to try something completely different this year and the joy to laugh at your mistakes and celebrate your successes.

Try it you might like it

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in Articles | 2 Comments
Try it you might like it

Change “Change is a tonic.” Boy, I wish I had written that. But, I didn’t. Just another example of the many pithy things my small but perfectly formed brain has missed. It was written by William Zinsser, the author of the best book about writing (On Writing Well) and it rang true as soon as […]

Shooting and Thinking Like a Pro

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in Articles | No Comments
Shooting and Thinking Like a Pro

The hardest part of the class, Shooting and Thinking like a Pro, that I teach with Scott Rouse and Jeff Wendorff is coming up with a title that captures everything that we do in the class. I have taught the class for more than 15 years and it must have had half a dozen titles- […]

Wintery Photography

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 in Articles | One Comment
Wintery Photography

Tis the season for many of us to go out into the elements and photograph snowy winter scenes. I have done this for years and for many of them I was often disappointed with the images I got. They were perfectly nice and technically fine but there was something missing- they didn’t look wintery even […]