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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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...Read more
Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine is one of my favorite photography locations, especially in the autumn. It is loaded with photographic subjects to keep any photographer busy. I try to spend five days here every autumn. The fall foliage in the park tends to peak around October 16th -18th every year. The crowds of tourists are more manageable in the fall compared to the summer however, there are more photographers in the park in autumn. The park and...Read more