POSTS CATEGORIZED AS "personal"
"Wide Angle." To a photographer, those words make them think of a wide angle lens. In this post, I share some photos taken with a wide angle lens and describe some of the difficulties using a wide angle lens to photograph pets and people.
Silhouettes, for whatever reason, have fascinated me ever since I learned the term. Unfortunately, it can be hard to take a silhouette with natural light around here in the Pine Belt, given all the trees. So I had to resort to artificial means to get a silhouette.
Were you born in the Year of the Dog? Find out if you were, read some more facts about the Year of the Dog, and more importantly, see some great photographs by great photographers from around the world with their interpretation of "Year of the Dog."
What do you think of when you think of the word "fantasy?" Do you think of Prince Charming and his princess? Do you think of a relaxing beach? I think of dreams. Here's a story of how a nightmare hopefully became a dream.
Depth of field is what determines how much of your photo is in focus. I discuss how to change your depth of field and a special technique to get a "super shallow" depth of field.
Do you know what a "catchlight" is? Even if you do, do you know how to make one even when the photo doesn't have them? This post answers both of those questions and shows you how to make a Lightroom preset in case you find yourself in need of a catchlight.
We're making sure to fill the frame with our subject in this week's Project 52 Theme!
You may remember I briefly covered the rule of thirds before and some other composition tips. Composition, you may remember, basically is how you set up the image to draw the viewer's eye through the photo.
Many photographers, including myself, have personal photo projects. This is something that personally interests us and provides us with a purpose to go out and shoot even when there isn't anyone paying us to do so.
You have one last chance to see my Top Ten Photos of 2017 in case you missed any.
Here it is! My favorite photo from the past year!
Find out which photo was almost my favorite of the year. What do I like about it and what would I change if I could?
Well, I did mention I've been working on exposure blending, so that probably explains why that technique has made up around a third of my top ten, including the photo at Number Three.
I'm down to the number four photo of my top ten photos of 2017. This photo is of a Hattiesburg landmark that also has its place in music history.
My number 5 photo of 2017 is one taken in Orange Beach, Alabama while on vacation.
As the year winds down, I count down my favorite ten photos from the past year. At the sixth position is a photo that, to me, represents technique.
What does an egg or jazz have to do with black and white photography? Plenty, but you'll need to read this post if you want to find out more.
I continue my look at my review of my top ten photos of 2017 with the number eight photo on my countdown.
These are my top ten photos from 2017. We move on to my ninth-favorite photo of the year. I took this photo as part of a 52-week challenge.
These are my top ten photos from 2017. Today, we start with Number 10, Read on to See my tenth favorite photo from 2017.
After four years of being split between two schools, Oak Grove students reunite in the sixth grade.
Back to school photos are not a simple production when your father is a photograher. Here's what my daughter had to endure before school started this year.
Did you know I was in the FBI? That's because I wasn't! But here are ten true facts (as opposed to alternative facts) about me that you didn't know—or did you?