Understanding lines in your photo compositions

There are a few things landscape photographers need to understand about lines as we compose our images. #1 Lines comes in different “flavors”. The most common have to be those of the horizontal and vertical variety. Close to these two has to be the diagonal line. Of course there is also the irregular line and let’s […]

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How important are the lines in your photos?

Have you ever puzzled over the importance of lines in your photograph? Or, perhaps you have struggled to see the lines or to appreciate the important roles they play in your photographic compositions. Whether we’re talking about architectural photography, landscape compositions, abstract images . . . just about any photographic composition really, lines and how to […]

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A High Peaks Winter Photography Event

Get Excited! Every time it snows I get a little more excited about the upcoming First Annual Adirondack High Peaks Winter Photography Event Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 2019.  Recently, I made a run up to the High Peaks region to coordinate catering for this event (you better be hungry) and I got to enjoy […]

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Peace & Quiet – Adirondack Style

It’s a little less than two months until a really special photography workshop is scheduled to begin, August 8 to be exact.  It’s understandable if some folks are wondering what to expect from a workshop titled Quiet Waters of the Adirondacks. As it says on my website for Quiet Waters we’ll relax and emphasize the quiet waters in […]

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Spring?

Well, today’s weather featured warmer temperatures than normal in the morning, followed by cooler than normal in the afternoon, more than our fair share of rain and “too much snow”. So, excuse me if I’m having a difficult time “spring”-ing into the season. Okay, I admit it, I always find it difficult to get into […]

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Overcoming a drab January

I know a number of photographers around Central New York who are pretty down in the mouth about the opportunities for winter photography, especially what passed for winter around here in the January just passed. I was among them until the last few days, when I changed my approach to the opportunities I was seeking […]

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Ricketts Glen photo challenges

This past week, Oct. 11 to 15 actually, provided yet another opportunity for a group of enthusiastic photographers to challenge themselves in unfamiliar territory. What was scheduled to be a workshop with autumn colors and some serious waterfalls as subjects was met with little color, heavy overcast skies, well travelled trails and more water that […]

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