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Pine grove on Lackawanna State Park's east shore, near sunset on 25 July 2012.

In the woods

Shooting in the woods is difficult.  I was reading an article a couple of weeks back, about a photographer who specializes in less-common landscapes, and he commented on…

American Kestrel at Archbald Regional Park on the morning of 09 April 2012.

My life lists grows

I don’t know what other wildlife photographers do, if they keep species lists and think of themselves as “birders” when they chase birds, or just as naturalists in…

Light and Shadow

I don’t believe I have a particular “style” of photography that defines my work. There are, however, several elements I enjoy experimenting with. One of those is the…

Simple Clicks – Twilight HDR

After last week’s post on HDR, and especially my inability to fully grasp it, I decided to give it another try. Just before the observatory lecture began, I…

My thoughts on HDR

HDR photography has been around for several years now. In fact, I can remember when the rage started and everyone ran out and started shooting multiple bracketed exposures…

Macro images of an orchid taken in the studio on 17 March 2012.

Explorations in Macro, Pt. 2

Spent part of the weekend playing around with this whole macro thing some more and have finally started to straighten out some of the workflow and technique. It’s…

Fakin’ It?

I grew up and took my first pictures in the film era. I developed film and made prints in an honest-to-God darkroom that reeked of chemical smells. Whatever…

Simple Clicks: Food Photos

Been playing with some food photography setups lately, in a very informal, experimental way. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to work with and I greatly admire the…

Explorations in Macro, Pt. 1

DST came into effect on Sunday, which is a breath of spring. The light now lasts into the evening hours, the first buds are appearing on the trees,…

Don’t Bug Me

As I’ve said before, I don’t have all the fancy bells and whistles when it comes to photo equipment. I make do with what I have, as most…

Odds and Ends

“Beware the ides of March!” Okay, so that advice didn’t do Caesar much good, but I think it’s because the advice was too limiting. In my experience, it…

Tethered Shooting via Canon EOS Utilities software

Tethered Shooting

Like so many of my photographic explorations, my foray into tethered shooting probably lacks scientific methodology or testing. I pretty much jumped into it just because an opportunity…