Sometimes I get the idea to try and do something well outside my normal style of photogrpahy. During the holiday season of 2021 I decided to try and do something interesting with lights. Holiday decorations were all about. I decided to see what I could do. Placed lights outside on the ground to illuminate the main subject, the tree. Then I triggered the camera for a 30 second exposure. And I walked… Read More
It has been fun to have the opportunity to photograph fireworks from time to time. I have always had fun experimenting with all the different variables you can adjust when photographing fireworks. I have captured a decent amount of good photos, but there is still a lot to learn about photographing fireworks. There is probably even more to learn about making adjustments in post processing to firework photos. This photograph was from… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 348. Had fun experimenting with some night photography. Tonight I worked with some of the newly added Christmas Lights outside out house. I used an f/16 aperture to create the starburst effect of the Christmas Lights. In the background you can see the just barely illuminated trees from the lights I placed out by the trees. And off in the distance the Christmas lights from out… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 339. Went outside for some more night time photography. Unfortunately the sky was completely overcast again tonight. Tonight I moved around and photographed from a few different angles and different scenes. At one point the wind really picked up. That created this exposure which is my favorite of todays batch. I wanted to feature this large oak tree in our yard in this photo. Then have… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 337. I have really become interested in astrophotography and photographing the the night sky. I went through an online video course on astrophotography and I am in the process of completing another online training course on astrophotography. So I have been wanting to go outside and play around with it and see if it is actually anything I enjoy before investing too much more time or… Read More
One photo a day challenge: Day 336. Lack of day light and lack of my typical subjects during the colder seasons is really forcing me to get more creative for this challenge. Today I got way outside my comfort zone. I just had some fun. I just played with the light.
One photo a day challenge: Day 334. Picked out a different piece of Christmas decoration to pair with my Christmas lights today. Black background. White board underneath. I experimented with using different configurations of lights. Moving different lights. Moving the lights in different directions. And I tried moving the lights at different speeds. Colored lights vs monochrome lights. I settled on this image as my favorite of this batch. One of my… Read More