Went for a crawl today

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Articles | No Comments
Went for a crawl today

Went for a crawl today, but just a short crawl. It was at the end of a walk, but just a short walk and it seemed the best way to proceed. And no, no alcohol was involved in my choice of ambulation although my destination was on the rocks and it involved lots of ice. […]

A Fresh Image

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Articles | No Comments
A Fresh Image

Taken with my iPhone. That’s the cow’s breath, a tad fresh inside the barn. Not the best picture (I was in the middle of chores!), nice idea though- I’ll be working on this some more.

Photographing Cold

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Articles | No Comments
Photographing Cold

Speaking of cold…have you ever tried to photograph cold? Not photograph in the cold, we have all done that more or less successfully. What I mean is photographing the concept ‘cold.’ Take a picture that captures the concept cold. I have tried for 10 years or more and have yet to really get a good […]

How cold is it?

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Articles | 2 Comments
How cold is it?

On the farm we never say it is cold, it gets too redundant. If it is November, December, January, February or March chances are it is cold. We only comment on the weather when something unusual happens- a hurricane comes through, a tornado touches down, cats and dogs drop from the sky, etc, etc, etc. […]

Some Really Terrible Pictures!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in Articles | One Comment
Some Really Terrible Pictures!

I thought I would make all of your collective days and give you some inspiration at the same time…I’m going to show you the worst images I ever kept and were proud of! That’s right, these three images were my all time favorites at the time, my best of the best! Scary, huh? I took […]

Thinking Like a Pro- The best way to get better

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Articles | No Comments
Thinking Like a Pro- The best way to get better

I have realized over the years of teaching workshops and critiquing portfolios that the one question I am always asked is “What should I do now?” This question is usually asked by people who have been to all the standard places and that have taken all the standard shots of all the standard things. The […]

Bird Photography

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles | One Comment

This post is from my great friend Jeff Wendorff. In my considered opinion, Jeff is the best bird photographer I know of- period. This is a short article he put in his blog recently about how many pro bird photographers get their great shots. Elephant Head Pond is open to anyone. So don’t lament if […]

Happy New Year!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in Articles | 2 Comments
Happy New Year!

Tis the New Year. See that indiscrete path ahead of you? It is waiting for your energy and vision to lead you to great photographic riches in this coming year. It will go where ever you wish it to go- you can choose to tread the familiar old paths or you can turn and explore […]