Luck! Sometimes I think it is better to be lucky than good. But what is luck? Sometimes luck isn’t luck at all. Sometimes it is the result of having a plan, a vision. It is the result of spicing up that plan with knowledge and experience. It is a result of being flexible and adapting [...]
I must begin by admitting that I have been remiss in keeping my website and blog up to date these last two weeks or so. A lot of my spare time was devoted to developing and refining my “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary: Great Images from Your Own Backyard” presentation which I gave last evening to [...]
In my last blog post, I mentioned that I was heading out for a weekend HDR photography workshop with Tony Sweet. I purposely selected this workshop for two main reasons. First, I greatly admire Tony and his body of work. And second while I do quite a bit of HDR photography, the subject matter revolving [...]
There’s a saying that goes something like “If God hands you lemons, make lemonade.”
And of course there is the Jimmy Buffett/Parrothead corollary – “If God hands you limes, make Margaritas!”
This story below is an example of making lemonade from lemons… or, if you prefer, Margaritas from limes.
Late Saturday night we made the [...]
(1/320 sec @ f/5.6; ISO 400; 0 EV)
None of us REALLY do? Oh we plan… and we think we know what’s next but do we really? There is a sense of anticipation just around every corner.
That was the feeling that overtook me as Barb and I were walking down this trail in [...]
(1/100 sec @ f/5.6; ISO 200; 0 EV; FL 70mm)
I mentioned in my “Birches” post that I originally found my way to the top of South Mountain and Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Campus by follow the shroud of fog that enveloped the very top of the mountain. While I devoted most of my attention [...]
It has been a very slow weekend from a photography perspective. I have been sick since Thursday and with the snowstorm on Saturday, I haven’t gotten out to shoot at all. So I may have to pull from the archives for something to post to the blog this week. But before I do that, [...]
Yet another image from last weekend’s trip to Sandy Hook, NJ. I was drawn to this scene by the way the ice had formed on the rocks. After getting home and processing the image, I found that I wasn’t really pleased with what I had. There was, believe it or not, too much blue. [...]
Creativity and the creative process itself are things that many have sought to explain. During the course of my undergraduate and graduate education which was in psychology, I crossed paths many times with those much more learned and much more famous that me who wrote volumes on the creative process. But sometimes it is [...]