ppa ipc image prep

For those that compete (or want to compete) at the International Photographic Competition (IPC) through the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) an important part of the process is presenting your image properly. There are twelve elements on which the images … Continue reading

good photos from the zoo – part two

Creating Good Animal Photos from a Captive Environment – Part Two Last zoo post I was sharing some ideas on learning wildlife photography skills while photographing captive animals. See Part One here I followed this Great White Egret until the … Continue reading

muse two

Photographer Muse – Part Two (or Deux if you prefer) I shared how much I enjoy working with Pash. I can’t give her enough credit for coming up with concepts she would like to pursue that lead me to new … Continue reading

my muse

My Muse – Pash Galbavy I gotta tell ya it is some kind of wonderful to have a creative person who enjoys being in front of the camera! I’ve never had a muse before. For those who might not know … Continue reading

outdoor photography part three

Outdoor Photography – Walking Oak Creek Part Three This is a four-part series. Here are the links to previous posts. Part one. Part two. When out photographing for the day the camera that is converted to infrared makes shooting under … Continue reading

portrait of ernst

Post Processing on the Portrait of Ernst One of the great pleasures of traveling to speak to photography groups is the fellowship with photographers. I met Ernst Ulrich Schafer while at the PPW Conference in Yakima, Washington. Ernst and I … Continue reading

photographing in florida tiffen filters

Working with Tiffen ND Landscape Filters Had a good time making photographs in Tampa with Rob Bird a couple of weeks ago. We were on the beach at Fort Desoto Park, and I was working with my Tiffen ND Pro … Continue reading

live entertainment photography anthony mazella 2

Live Entertainment Photography – Anthony Mazzella Black & White Many times if I want to check that I have a good solid image capture I convert to black and white to see how the tones do without the distraction of … Continue reading

sunday photo art quote – thomas jefferson

Sunday Photo Art Quote – Thomas Jefferson I’ve seen this quote attributed to Tom although I’m certain it belongs to him as there are variations in place attributed to others. I try to research my quotes for accuracy. With that … Continue reading