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Photographing Light

When making a photograph one is simply capturing the light. As a matter of fact if you look all the way back to the Greek language the meaning of the word photography means writing with light. So when we take a photograph the camera is actually capturing and recording the various tonal qualities of the […]

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About The Photograph

This is another photo from my recent trip to Rockport, Texas this past December. I love shooting in the early morning and later afternoon light not only for the beautiful warm palette of colors in which everything is painted, but also the long shadows that help add drama and depth to what otherwise would have […]

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Intentional Blur

Sometimes to try something a little different it’s fun to slow down the shutter speed of your camera and pan with the subject to create an intentional blur to help convey the feel of motion in your photograph. In the case of the photo above you can easily see the blur from the motion of […]

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Predator Safari With Wyman Meinzer

I recently had the pleasure of attending a Predator Safari with Wyman Meinzer. The safari is limited to four photographers and affords one the opportunity to spend a couple of days in the field with Wyman on one of the area’s beautiful ranches to call in coyotes, bobcats and possibly a few other critters providing […]

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The Stars At Night

As they say, “The stars at night are big and bright”. This is a photo that I took as we were wrapping up the first evening of light painting photography at Palo Duro Canyon with Wyman Meinzer. I bumped the ISO up on my camera to 3200 and opened the aperture up to f/2.8 to […]

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Palo Duro Panoramic

The photo above is a panoramic photo that I shot at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. It is a series of 5 shots that were stitched together using Photoshop CS6. I didn’t have any special panorama heads to utilize, only the Really Right Stuff ballhead. I was pretty pleased with the results as this was […]

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Fading Light

It has been very busy during the past week and I haven’t had a chance to post anything. So I would post just another simple image. This was shot during latter part of the day as the sun was fading fast.  These shots are very easy to do.  Simply meter off of the sky.  From […]

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Fields Of Gold

Sandhill Cranes make their way to one of the local farm fields at Bosque del Apache during the late afternoon to get in a bit more feeding before retreating to one of the local ponds for the evening. I was shooting in manual mode because of the change in the backgrounds ranging from blue sky […]

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