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Feeder Shots

Shooting birds at the feeder certainly lacks the excitement of being in the field, stalking them, staking out likely spots, and hoping you get lucky.  On the other…

Dodging & Burning in Photoshop

Dodging and burning have been with us for a long time now, beginning in the classic darkroom.  I won’t bore anyone with a history lesson, although I will…

Moose’s Guide to Wildlife Photography – Review

Last night I finished reading Moose Peterson’s Guide to Wildlife Photography.  I picked it up a couple of months back from another photog who was selling off some books…

Wildlife Photography – Getting Back to Basics

My first exposure to wildlife photography came while I was still in college, in the form of a two-part workshop offered through the university’s Outdoor Pursuits office, and…

Raptors at CCEEC

Spent some time at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center on Friday morning, where I got the rare opportunity to get up close to several raptors.  Sadly, they…

6 Common Photography Fallacies

As you progress through the world of photography, you hear a lot of things. Oftentimes conflicting things. This Internet age is a true wonder, and it has put…

Monday Morning: Part 2

We left Fords Pond half-numb and starving and dropped down into Clark’s Summit, where Paul’s cousin has a diner – one of those great little places that’s unassuming,…

A few more portraits

Mandy’s graduation is this weekend, so we headed out to get a start on the senior portraits Wednesday evening.  The mixed pleasure of working with your girlfriend is…

Sweet 16 – or, the Dreaded Party Venue

Sunday was my girlfriend’s cousin’s Sweet Sixteen party.  Long about time for the group photo I stepped in to help out, in the process putting myself square in…

Amazing models & photos

This one came up in the DPChallenge forums; one of the members there found Michael Paul Smith’s photo stream “Photos of my models.” My first thought had been…

Panorama

Each time I return to Gettysburg, I seem to find myself at Little Round Top, shooting from the top of the castle-like monument there.  It offers a good…

Looking at the mundane

A little while back I spoke about trying to make images of common place things, of scenes that I was familiar – even overly familiar – with, instead…