Uganda Update

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Articles | No Comments

I wanted to update all of you who have expressed interest in my recent trip to Uganda and my efforts to continue to help the people I met. More than a month has gone by since my return and I remain committed to answering the question- How can I help? It seems like an easy […]

Using a Diffuser Properly

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Using a Diffuser Properly

Since it is now Spring (just barely here in Vermont) I thought it would be good to write about the proper use of a diffuser. For those of you who have suffered through one of my tiresome workshops you have probably seen me demonstrate diffuser use but for those of you who haven’t here goes. […]

Processing Bad Light

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Processing Bad Light

In my previous post I wrote about the options I use and don’t use when I am trying to photograph in less than ideal light. A vast majority of the time I just wait for better light to solve my bad light problems. If I am photographing something small I will most of the time […]

Photographing Bad Light

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Articles | No Comments

One of the hardest things to photograph well are dark subjects in very bright light. This is because in bright , strong light the camera’s meter is overwhelmed. It can’t handle the range from brightest to darkest tonalities so it bunches all the very dark tones and all the very bright tones together resulting in […]

Rod Barbee Workshops

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Rod Barbee Workshops

From time to time I am going to tell you about other professional photographers who are also doing photography workshops that I think are worthy of both your attention and attendance. The first pro I want to endorse is Rod Barbee who lives out in western Washington  and was one of my students so long […]

Pacific Rim National Park Workshop

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Articles, Projects | No Comments
Pacific Rim National Park Workshop

It is getting close to the deadline for signups for my Pacific Rim National Park workshop I do every year with my good friend Brenda Berry. The workshop is on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and includes photographing in an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This workshop is by far the ‘wildest’ location […]