One of the must see places we wanted to photograph while out West, was a ghost town. Our friend, Evan Jones, who lives in Idaho, told us about and then took us to a couple of interesting ghost towns. The one that was the most ghosty was Bannack, Montana. The main street was
One of the main attractions in Yellowstone National Park is the bison! The afternoon of our second day
In my last “Tips” post, I wrote about the “when” of photography, that is, when do you push the shutter button. Another important aspect of great photography is “where” you push the shutter button or the Point of View. Going up and down in the horizontal plane of the camera sensor changes the Point of View of the image.
Timing is one of the hardest parts of photography. There is the technical side of timing, that would be shutter speed. Do you want a fast shutter speed or a slow shutter speed? That is one type of timing you have maximum control of. Then there is that other timing,
When a place is mostly green trees and plants it a great place for infrared photography. Gardens and infrared were
Bird photography is a popular type of photography but it is not as easy as some of the other types of photography that you can do while traveling. The first problem is
During our week long visit to Maine, while driving & walking, I could not help noticing the colorful parts of the scenery! Colorful Maine came to my mind while in the woods, along the roads, on the shore & in the towns.
After taking the whale watching boat from Bar Harbor and eating a hearty lunch at Paddy’s (see Part 4) we headed back to our home base. We did some quick downloading (except for me as both of my hard drives were full- epic fail on my part! – those extra CF cards came in handy) and then we all hit our beds. As the next part of our journey around Maine was starting at 1:30am! We awoke briefly in the evening to eat some dinner but went back to sleep until the appointed time. We left in the dark of night
There is a part of Acadia National Park that is very popular with visitors and locals. The massive granite & basalt rocks of Schoodic Point exemplify what Maine is, in my mind! The Atlantic Ocean is right there splashing up against