(Not So) Red Roses
Color is for pussies. I like my flowers in black and white! Shooting roses in black and white prevents that annoying oversaturated red that tends to come out from my camera. It also creates some interesting shapes.
Photo Tip from Nat Geo - Panning →
This article is pretty useful and informative. A national geographic photographer explains how to use panning to create interesting images. Read it- and then go play!
Pattern: Keep Your Eyes Open!
….because you never know what you’ll see, or what will turn into an interesting photograph. Be on the lookout for unique patterns or details, especially in objects that, at first glance, might appear to be “unremarkable.” Of course, one of my personal rules is that nothing is unremarkable! There is always an interesting angle or detail shot that can turn the everyday into the...
Follow the Light
It’ll lead you out of the swamp, I promise. … But, seriously. I know you’ve heard it a million times - photography is the study of light; light is the most important thing in a photograph - and if you haven’t heard it yet, well, you have now. The quality of the lighting is very often the difference between a good and a great photograph, a great photograph and an amazing...
Never Leave Home Without These
1. Always take your camera with you. Seriously. I took this photo walking back to my apartment from the parking lot. It always pays to have your camera handy, especially for nature photography. You never know what (or who) might show up! 2. Having an umbrella isn’t bad, either. Don’t be afraid to shoot in the rain. This photo was actually taken in a drizzle. It was a little tricky...
Welcome to my newest blog adventure! Who am I? I’m a student who loves nature and nature photography. With this blog, I hope to share some of the sights and feelings I experience while spending time outdoors. I also hope to make this a resource for other photographers like me, sharing tips and tricks that I’ve learned and hopefully receiving input from my followers :) For now:...