Me rambling about this and that, usually the philosophical side of photography.

Recording the Light or the Experience?

Everyone knows that photography is all about light (and shadows).  Often photographers will talk about “the right light” or “magic light”.  Photographers can spend hours talking about the “exposure triangle” of shutter speed, f-stop, and ISO and how those factors control the amount of light recorded while making a photograph.  I’m sure my wife can…

You don’t always get what you want

Last Saturday I had great plans for another sunrise shoot at the small cove along Tuttle Creek Lake that I had recently visited with Chris from LaBrissa Photography.  Friday evening I did a bit of homework to see what the conditions might be like Saturday morning. First, I checked the position of sunrise with The…

Just 10 Photographs from 2010

I’ve noticed several photographers posting sets of their 10 favorite photographs from the past year so I thought that might be interesting to try.  Turns out it was an interesting exercise digging through all the photographs I made this past year, but not so easy to select 10 for this post.  Initially I had planned…

Farewell to Fall

As much as I hate to, it is time to say goodbye to Fall.  Without question, Fall is my favorite time of year for a number of reasons.  Actually I like all the seasons, but there is something about Fall that sets it a notch above the other seasons (sorry Spring, Summer, and Winter!).  Even…