Category Archives: Better photography tips

Hauling Your Gear Into the Wilderness Without the Hassle

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As the term “landscape photographer” implies, the photographer must go to where the best landscape is found. That may be in some fairly isolated locations.  In order to record the scenery, the photographer should have a camera and assorted accessories … Continue reading

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What the Camera Sees is What You Get

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As artists working with the camera, something that we need to remember is that the camera observes the world differently than we do.  It has happened to me on more occasions than I would like to admit.   Your eye embraces … Continue reading

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Making Better Pictures-Framing and Foreground-Composition part 2

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  Creating a sense of excitement about your finished art is rewarding.  It is rewarding for you and those viewing your art, because, after all,  your patrons deserve the best art that you can produce. A major component of a … Continue reading

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For Better Photos Give Them Room to Move

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I would like to address framing as it relates to the presence of people or animals in a photo. Because my art is centered on landscape and nature photography, primarily, I will be referring to animals. The presence of humans … Continue reading

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Composition Part 1- The Heart of the Photo

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Composition is the heart of the photo.  Composition leads to the work of art that starts from inspiration.  Inspiration begins when you disconnect with the interior struggles of everyday life and free the spirit to experience the world around you.  … Continue reading

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Do You PhotoShop Your Photos

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One question I get when I  show my photos in art shows is, “Do you use PhotoShop on your photos?” The answer is yes, of course.  Let me explain why. Many times I have attended outdoor craft shows and observed … Continue reading

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How to Shoot Better Photos- The Tripod

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One of the best ways that I have found to achieve a sharp, clear photo is the use of a tripod. Tripods were a necessity in the early days of photography. Cameras were heavy and the exposure times were measured in minutes instead of fraction of a second. Continue reading

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