What do you see?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Articles | No Comments
What do you see?

A new feature of this blog for you all to chew on. I’m going to present a picture and then ask if you see the things I think are photographically significant. I may give some broad hints if I am feeling nice. Here is the first one- This picture of me was taken at the […]

Writing

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in Articles | 2 Comments
Writing

One of the most persistent questions I have been asked over my career is how to get published.  My persistent answer has been- write. This is why. Magazines publish most of their photos as part of articles. While a photo essay used to be a fairly common magazine piece, photo essays (images without words) are […]

One Third of the Way to Nowhere!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Articles | 2 Comments
One Third of the Way to Nowhere!

Arrggghhh! It has happened again! I have read once more for the ten thousandth time it seems that the proper place to focus for a hyperfocal landscape is one third of the way into the picture!  Oh really!?! Let’s us all think about this for a moment. A hyperfocal landscape is a composition that goes […]

Teach a Workshop!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in Articles | No Comments
Teach a Workshop!

So I have been thinking about why professional photographers offer photography workshops. Beyond the obvious- “it pays” (some of the time) – there must be some other more powerful reasons. As this is my thirtieth year of teaching workshops I also wonder why I have been doing it for so long, what keeps me going? […]