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The Grand Canyon

March 03, 2019 - The Grand Canyon In honor of the Grand Canyon’s 100 th year anniversary as a National Park, I thought I would review...
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Being in the Moment

December 26, 2018 - In the Moment is all about living and seeing like there's no tomorrow. Capturing a feeling of exuberance and joy, myster...
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Enhancing your Photography

September 27, 2018 - Did you ever want to enhance your photos and make them more painterly? Elevate them to a new dimension? Create some magi...
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Flower Photography Review

April 16, 2018 - I recommend periodically reviewing your photography with a subject in mind. Look for common themes and perhaps others th...
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LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

November 14, 2017 - Landscape Photography Find the best light. Dawn and dusk have warm colors and side light. However, if animals, flowers,...
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Fall Colors

September 17, 2017 - Great colors with orange, yellow and reds in the Northeast and into more yellow – golds in the west. Time to explore and...
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Macro Photography Tips: Flowers

July 03, 2017 - Macro (life sized or greater) or close up Photography requires a DSLR with a dedicated macro lens for the best shots. V...
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Fisheye Lens Tips

May 22, 2017 - A fisheye lens is an ultra-wide angle lens (short focal length) that produces strong visual barrel distortion intended t...
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Infrared Photography

March 10, 2017 - Infrared Photography Infrared photography captures invisible form of light beyond the visible spectrum (or below the...
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Storytelling with Pictures

November 01, 2016 - 1. Know your equipment so you will be able to shoot from darkness to daylight. I needed to shoot in Manual mode until da...
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Photography Tips for Dog Days of Summer

August 08, 2016 - The Dog Days of Summer are here! Some concepts and ideas to try before the summer ends: 1. Explore abstracts in Black &...
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Macro Flower Photography and exploring Microscopic Photography with diffuser ring flash

May 30, 2016 - I am generally not fond of point and shoot cameras, but my new one - The Olympus Tough TG 4 is waterproof and shockproof...
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May 2016_Black and White Photography

May 01, 2016 - B&W photography has a certain aesthetic as well as a classic cache that color photography just cannot compete with. It g...
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December 2015: Understanding Light 2: Flash

December 01, 2015 - Why use Flash? To control contrast, freeze movement, not enough light, or to create a photograph: 1. Flash - can be u...
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October - November 2015: Understanding Light

October 01, 2015 - Characteristics of Light: Quantity Quality Direction Color Temperature Quantity: the amount of light you are record...
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Sept - Oct 2015 Photo Tips and Ideas

September 01, 2015 - Reviewing some of my older pictures as well as recent ones, I came up with these new tips and creative ideas: The Dehaz...
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2015_August Photography Tips_Landscapes in the Cotswolds

August 01, 2015 - Rule of thirds is best. Place a 3x3 grid over the scene in your mind and place your subjects at the intersection of the...
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MAY 2015_Flower Photography

May 01, 2015 - Try different lighting in the studio, such as back lighting with a softbox (or use any light softened with a white sheet...
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April 2015 Blog_ Photography of Shopkeepers

March 31, 2015 - I never really appreciated rapid fire street photography but rather admired portraits of people, such as shopkeepers, th...
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March 2015_Macro Photography

March 01, 2015 - Remember, Depth of Field (DOF) is very different with close up photography. The closer you are to your subject the less...
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2015_Become a Better Photographer

December 29, 2014 - Make your top priority for this New Year to become a better photographer. You do not need a new camera to take a great...
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Break Some Rules for the New Year

November 30, 2014 - Forget the Golden hours of Dawn or Dusk: Shoot in mid-day with an infrared converted camera or digital SLR for high cont...
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Photography of Silhouette’s, Shadows and Reflections:

November 01, 2014 - Photography of Silhouette’s, Shadows and Reflections: Less may be more Back lite photos (light from behind the subject)...
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Pet Photography:THE JOY OF A DOGS LIFE

October 01, 2014 - Sense of Place An assignment I was given at the Griffin Museum of Photography Atelier 21 program recently was “A Sense...
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Landscape Photography: September 2014 Photo Tips

August 28, 2014 - Landscape Photography: 1. Look for bad weather with great skies before a storm as well as the post storm quiet. This gi...
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June 2014 Photo Tips: Travel Photography

June 01, 2014 - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS: Shoot iconic structures from a different vantage point. Move around. Follow the light to choos...
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May 2014 Photo Tips: Using a Fisheye Lens

May 01, 2014 - A fish-eye lens is an ultra-wide angle lens (short focal length) that produces strong visual barrel distortion intended...
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February 2014 Photo Tips

January 31, 2014 - Here is another review of some of my older images that I liked. I then analyzed them looking for why and how they worked...
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November 2013 Photo Tips_Portrait Photography Deadly Sins

October 31, 2013 - Five Six deadly sins to avoid in Portrait Photography: Wrong focus point: Focus on the eyes or the eye closest to the c...
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October Photography Tips_2013

September 30, 2013 - This month I thought I would review some of my older images. This was prompted by 2 recent sales of some of these prints...
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September Photo Tips 2013 and the Making of the Lismore Castle Book

August 26, 2013 - Once Upon a Time Were were all invit... By Judith Monteferrante Book Preview The link to the book preview to...
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June_Capturing Sharp Photos

June 01, 2013 - Use a tripod to keep the camera rigid. Invest in a good steady but lightweight tripod such as carbon fiber one. Manfrott...
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May_People and Portraits

May 01, 2013 - 1. Remember, portraits are usually in the vertical orientation, so do not forget to rotate the camera out of the landsca...
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April Photo Tips_Wildlife Photography

April 01, 2013 - Be at your subject’s eye level to create an intimate environment. The worse position is shooting down on the wildlife su...
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March Photo Tips_ Breaking Rules

March 01, 2013 - I always say you need to know the rules before you break them! But when you do, here are some exceptions: 1. Taking pic...
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February Tips_Creating a Still Life

February 01, 2013 - During the winter, when days are short and weather unpleasant, still life photography or painting is a great project. Ke...
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January 2013_Winter Photography Tips

January 01, 2013 - It is crucial if you are in cold temperatures to keep your digital camera cool. Do not attempt to make it warm through p...
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December 2012 Photo Tips_ Make these your New Year’s Photo Resolutions:

December 04, 2012 - Use a tripod to slow you down and allow you to think – as well as to stabilize your camera. AND review your camera manua...
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High Five Photo Tips for October, 2012

October 01, 2012 - 1. Remember most people want to feel CALM, and strive at achieving it. Look for images that speak to you about calm and...
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High Five Photo Tips for September: Using Light in Photography and Painting

September 01, 2012 - To create white lines on glassware that defines edges against black: Use 1. white panels on the sides that are lite eith...
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High Five Photo Tips for July-August

June 28, 2012 - High Five Photo Tips for July-August: Summer Photography Photograph the Weather! Often best right before or just aft...
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High Five Photo Tips for March-April 2012

March 04, 2012 - 1.Small pupils can create fascinating portraits. To create this effect, move your subject from a very bright area to a d...
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High Five Photo Tips for Jan-Feb 2012

January 03, 2012 - High Five Photo Tips for JANUARY - FEBRUARY: 1. Light Painting is done in the dark with the camera on a tripod se...
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High Five Photo Tips for December

December 01, 2011 - 1. When shooting Portraits, alter you viewpoint and either get up higher and shoot down or lower and shoot up. Try direc...
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High Five Photo Tips for September

September 18, 2011 - High Five Photo Tips for September: 1.Depth of Field is a great creative tool. Remember, The most important item t...
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High Five Photo Tips for AUGUST:

August 07, 2011 - 1. Photograph the small things. Instead of trying to fit in as much as possible in one shot, try breaking it up into 2...
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Still Point Art Gallery BLOG: Bobby Baker - Black and White Silence

April 11, 2011 - One of the Photographer's I mentor is the current Artist of Distinction in Still Point Art Gallery's current online show...
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