“Quiet Alleyway”

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? ? “Quiet Alleyway” f9, 1/50 sec., ISO 100, 35 mm There is a lot to be appreciated of a quiet back road to get places.  Each route has its own special qualities that can arouse the senses and imagination.  Even in a busy urban location, certain places can bring…

“Chilly Night”

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“Chilly Night” The moon is out, shining brightly.  The sky has cleared enough for us to see beyond the winter cover of clouds and rain.  It’s still chilly, though, and the trees remain bare.  Waiting for spring to come and warm the earth.  Crisp. ? #tellafriend #photography #moon #silhouette ?

Nested Eggs

“Nested Eggs” Springtime brings so many new beginnings; fresh blooms, spring rain, and babies.  While out working in the yard, I was near our pine and I scared a bird that had been there.  Peeking through the needles, I see why.  These fragile eggs, gently resting in a perfect nest.  I felt so guilty for … More Nested Eggs

Antique Gear

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“Antique Gear” There are many things that are great about the technology we have available to us today.  It lets us keep our lives in order, keeps us connected to our loved ones, and lets you entertain yourself with games, television, and music.  The one thing it lacks is longevity.…

Special

  “Special” It isn’t always about what is received, but when the gift is thoughtful, it makes is special.

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know A Post By: Darlene Hildebrandt In classical portraiture there are several things you need to control and think about to make a flattering portrait of your subjects, including: lighting ratio, lighting pattern, facial view, and angle of view. I suggest you get to know these basics inside out, … More 6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know