Tag Archives: Landscape Photography

I want to say that my very first film camera was a Nikon but, that honor belongs to a Yashica Palmatic 110 pocket camera in the early 1970s. Not even my second camera was a Nikon; it was a Canon Canonet rangefinder-style camera in the mid-1970s. The Canonet was the first camera that gave me some manual control of exposure. The first Nikon camera I received was an FG SLR as a gift at college graduation in...

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Few compositional elements bring a smile to a landscape photographer's face than a well-placed reflection. Reflections generally signal other favorable conditions are present for impactful images. Conditions such as mist and low winds generally help create sharp reflections. Mornings offer the best opportunity to find crisp reflections. The presence of a reflection increases the compositional impact to an otherwise pedestrian composition and increasing compositional opportunities tenfold. While the opportunities are endless, you will need...

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Zooming into Landscapes

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Ask any ten photographers what a landscape photo is, and you will get ten different answers. The truth is that most of their definitions would be correct. There really is no set definition; you just know it when you see it. I define landscape photos as any image that conveys the photographer's connection to the outdoor environment. That leaves the door open to any subject. It can be representational, impressionistic, abstract, urban, minimalist, rural, and...

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Top Ten Photos of 2019

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2019 was a good year - photographically speaking. I got to see the world a bit, get my hands of plenty of new equipment and the photo conditions were often favorable to me. Who could ask for more?

January and February started with several trips to the wintery landscape of Vermont. The first part of March was spent exploring a comparatively balmy American Southwest - Sedona Arizona to be exact....

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Red Rocks and Baseball

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I like landscape photography; I also love baseball. Arizona offers an abundance of both in March. The warm weather is a bonus for a winter weary east coast visitor.

I packed my camera bag, did the required photo location research and...

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Another year comes to a close. It's only natural to look back at my photographic efforts of the last twelve months. My focus here will be on my successes. Those rare instances when I get it right - in my opinion, of course. This past year was a busy one with lots of travel. A late summer trip to Europe, winter in Key West, Florida and three trips to the Maine Coast. Mix in several trips to other New England...

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