Category: Articles/Writings

  • Forest Photography and a very cool ‘expose to the right’ histogram exposure technique

    Personally, I love forests, being surrounded by lots of green trees, sturdy trunks giving the sens of quiet strength, the sounds of the whispering breezes and the sometimes-noisy birds, all that fresh oxygen makes one almost giddy. But, for a photographer, there can be a downside. If you’ve ever tried making landscape photos in a […]

  • The What and Why of Color Space

    The What and Why of Color Space

    What is color space? If you’ve browsed the Photo Shooting settings menu of your dslr, you’ve likely seen a setting for Color Space. Unless you have some super-special video camera, you’ll see two choices, sRGB, the factory default setting on most dslrs, and Adobe. In my Nikons, the designation is visible in the file name. […]

  • Avoid damage to your framed photos

    Avoid damage to your framed photos

    Most of us, myself included, put our photographs in a frame with glass and hang them in a desired location without much thought for what happens to them once they’re on the wall beyond our pleasure in seeing them there. To keep your beautiful, precious photos safe while on display, here’s some very useful advice […]

  • Portrait or landscape orientation for landscapes?

    Portrait or landscape orientation for landscapes?

    It may seem like a funny question. Landscape orientation, in which your photo is wider than it is tall, is for landscapes, right? Portrait orientation in which your photo is taller than it is wide, is for, well, portraits and people! I invite you to try new things! Especially if there is a particular landmark […]

  • Warming Up For Photography

    Warming Up For Photography

    Warm-up exercises are a great practice to add to any regular routine or task you do! I hadn’t thought about this until seeing a recent article for artists that suggested drawing circles, squares, triangles, wavy shapes and straight lines as warm-up exercises. This is not only for the eye, but the fingers and wrists as […]