Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Max Patch Sunrise

Evaluating Light

Do you know how to evaluate light? Nothing is more fundamental to photography than “light”.  For, without it, we have darkness.  And, with darkness, we have no photography (not in the traditional sense, anyway!).

Marshall, North Carolina

What is your “photographic inventory” telling you?

If you’ve ever wondered why your photos aren’t turning out the way you wish they would, then perhaps it time for you to take inventory of your skills and techniques.  Here are a few essential things to ponder.  But, it’s one thing to identify what you need to work on.  It’s another thing to do [...]

Max Patch in Autumn - Western North Carolina

Photographing Fall Foliage: 11 Essential Steps

It’s getting to be that time of year again…  Time to don the hiking boots, grab the Nikon, and capture the beauty of the fall leaf season.  Of course, it helps to live in a place like Western North Carolina where the peak colors span a full month depending on elevation.  It also helps if [...]

Stanley Clarke

Concert Photography: The Future of a Radical Price

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.”  Warren Buffet

Asheville - Carolina Lane

5 Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Through Self-Assignments

If you ever feel frustrated with your photo results, or find yourself to be uninspired with your surroundings, why not liven things up with a self-assignment?

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