The Quiet Season

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My favorite time of year is upon us. I call autumn the quiet season not because of a change in sound, but because the atmosphere is simple and quiet. The world just seems to slow down. Autumn is different from … Continue reading

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Up Close @ Earth Images

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Today’s post is one of those “filler posts” that I publish from time to time. That doesn’t mean that they are less important than other posts, often I consider them to be the more important job that I partake in … Continue reading

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It’s a Matter of (high) Contrast

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Making high contrast, work for you. There’s one thing that most experienced photographers tend to run from, that’s extreme light often called high contrast. In reality, the highest contrast light is really extreme back or side light. I think most photographers … Continue reading

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Meanings

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Pictures mean things, but the same pictures mean different things to different people. When I see pictures (thousands every day) created by other photographers, I am most interested in what that picture means to the one who made it. What … Continue reading

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Who are You (as a photographer) and Who Has Influenced You

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I guess you can say that in some respects, there were influences that drove me to write this article.  Reading what others have said about either confirming or denying they had photographic influences in their life, was the catalyst. With that said, I can … Continue reading

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Photographers, Equipment, and The Information Age.

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I write a lot on these pages about the quality increase that exists with today’s cameras and software programs, over those of just five years ago.  Better, more powerful images due to bigger technical horizons is a good thing. There have always … Continue reading

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Let There be Light Part 2

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Today’s subject is a common one of mine, but specifically, this is a continuation of an earlier post. Light makes the world a place where we can live. It adds and subtracts to how clear the world is to us, but … Continue reading

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