Sunday, January 1st, 2017

11 Myths About Professional Nature Photographers

I’m not a fan of the “professional” designation when referring to photographers. I know so many terrific photographers who don’t try to earn money from their work and some of them are much better than those whose income comes only from photography. So for the purpose of this discussion, I’m using professional to define those Read more... you know you want to.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Taking Night Photography Seriously

Red wine

Listen up, folks. Photography is a serious pursuit that you should always approach in a formal manner. With night photography, especially, there is no room for whimsy. Okay, if there’s anybody reading this who agrees with that statement, I need you to do me a favor. First, put down your camera. Second, go see if you Read more... you know you want to.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

11 Quotes About Night Photography

I’ve often stated that I’m no fan of photographers (or anyone, for that matter) using quotes from others. Tell me what YOU have to say and I’ll listen. I can look up a quote from someone else just as good as you can. Yes, the last time I talked about quotes here on the blog, I followed Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Tonight’s Image – A Wee Bit Overexposed

Overexposed photo

Last night I posted an example of a photograph that was underexposed. Tonight, I'm showing one that is a little bit overexposed. Questions?  

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Tonight’s Image – A Wee Bit Underexposed

Example of underexposed photo

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about exposure for night photos, so I thought I’d show a few examples to illustrate proper and improper exposure. For tonight’s image, we’ll start with insufficient light. So, this is your camera on underexposure. Any questions?