This is an image of a garter snake I encountered in my yard for the second time in 2 days. I wanted to move him somewhere my dogs could not get him. They are not fond of snakes. As I was holding him I realized I had my 60mm lense on my camera and could actually take some photos while I was holding him. So I did.
Today has been a different kind of day for me. Different but in a good way. I live in upstate NY where for the first time all winter we are getting a significant snow storm. I personally love the snow and do not have much problem dealing with it. However, I have a one hour commute each way to and from work. So I decided that it was not worth the risk… Read More
Fellow photographers don’t make the mistake I made. There a lot of mistakes one can make as a photographer. Some mistakes are made in the taking of the photo. Other mistakes are made after the image is already created. There are always was to avoid making mistake, but they invariably happen at some point. It is critical to make sure mistakes do not become compounding.
As a part time professional photographer who is currently working a regular full time job to pay the bills while I build and establish my photography business I understand many of the frustrations that a photographer just starting out may have to deal with. When starting out there may be limited time to shoot photographs. It may feel like there is no time to contact clients. There is only limited time work… Read More
I was just playing with Photoshop CS3. I combined a photo I liked of a bald eagle with one of my favorite phots of a glacier in Alaska. The glacier was in Glacier Bay National Park. I did it just for the heck of it to practice using some of the applications in Photoshop CS3.
I frequently visit the same locations over and over again. I also frequently visit these same sites at the same time of the day repeatedly. Taking this into account it is amazing that I also am able to see a wide variety of wildlife at these sites even though I am always at the same place at the same time. When I go to these repeated locations I often find that some… Read More