Tag Archives: Landscape

National Parks had become popular in 2020. Indoor entertainment has been put on hold for at least a year, people have searched for more outdoor options, and National Parks fit the bill. This is both a good thing and a bad thing at the same time. It's good that everyone is enjoying the National Parks, and it a bad thing that everyone is enjoying the National Parks. The latter is particularly challenging for photographers. When...

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This year is like no other. No need to rehash the reasons everyone is keenly aware of how and why 2020 is unique. The effects on those that like to travel to take photos have been severe and total. Landscape photographers are part of the worldwide travel and tourism industry. That industry has been halted until further notice. Landscape photography in 2020 is limited to what you can explore via your private automobile. While...

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The Quiet Landscape

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Photography comes in many genres and styles. Landscape photography provides me everything I enjoy about the hobby. I can be in the forest or some secluded shoreline for the start of a new day or watch it end from the top of a mountain. I get to experience nature in all weather conditions, and your subject never complains. The best part - you are free to practice anywhere. Landscape subjects come in all shapes and sizes. They come big or...

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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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Favorite 2017 Photos

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Like countless others on the internet its time for me to pick my personal favorite 2017  images.  Thousands of photos spanning all four seasons with one simple goal - to find my favorite photos.  The criteria for selection is simple, it has to be one of my favorites.   Picking a personal favorite can happen a number of ways, a fond memory of the excursion or location.  An image need not be perfect (or even good) for inclusion.   Even technical problems or a...
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Holiday week and the second to last week of the year.  The holidays are spent at home on Long Island, so this week's photo is from home.  I took a quick early winter morning trip to a local coastal village less than ten minutes from my home.  Northport village offers both wide-angle seascapes and landscape opportunities side by side.  It also offers charming small-town street photography with a nostalgic architecture and feel.  This morning also happens to be a snowy one, more...

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