Have you ever tried to photograph city lights? There are many ways to do so, not all of which are obvious. This post explores an interesting in camera approach that will allow you to photograph city lights in a way that produces a very impressionistic result.
I’m a photographer who likes to delete files more often than not. As well as making room on my computer’s hard drive the exercise helps me reorganize files in a way that makes more sense.Read More
St Basils Cathedral in Moscow is a fascinating, if not somewhat bizarre looking structure. St Basils quintessential onion shaped domes are quite remarkable and are decorated in a variety of colors.Read More
Color saturation is a critical element in great color photography. Some images require vivid color saturation while others are better suited to a more desaturated color palette.
I want to dedicate this photo of Uluru in Central Australia to AFL football great, Jim Stynes, who died from Cancer at age 45 on March 20, 2012. A champion, both on and off the field, Jim Stynes was recruited from Ireland in the mid 1980's and made his senior debut in 1987.Read More
Moscow is a large and busy city. I enjoyed exploring Moscow by night while revelling in the intoxication of warm, balmy summer evenings. This photo was made on such a night, just outside the walls of the Kremlin, and only a few minutes walk from Red Square and the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral.Read More
Truth and reality in photography are favorite topics of mine. One day I may end up writing a book addressing such topics. For now I’II explore the discussion around some architectural photos I made in the old town of Bruges in Flemish Belgium.Read More
Stora-Viti is a crater in the Krafla volcanic region of northern Iceland. Formed during an eruption in 1724, it's possible to walk around the entire rim of the Stora-Viti crater making great photos along the way.Read More
The Artist Statement is one of the most important written works a photographer can produce. Standing separate from a business plan the Artist Statement allows you to articulate your own place in the world. It explains the nature of the photography you create, why you do it and what differentiates the images you make. Ultimately, your Artist Statement explains the unique creative journey you’ve embarked upon through the art of photography.Read More
Erskine Falls is one of the most popular Great Ocean Road attractions. I’d recommend a visit to Erskine Falls be on your list of things to do in Lorne during your next Great Ocean Road trip.Read More
If you’re asking yourself what camera should I buy, then my own experience, since moving into the world of digital photography, should be of help. Whether you’re looking to purchase a DSLR or mirrorless camera I don’t believe you need the best or most expensive camera to make great images.Read More
Helicopter flights are great fun. Photographing from a helicopter that’s flying south of Ushuaia, sandwiched between the Martial Mountains in Tierra del Fuego and the Beagle Channel on the southern most tip of South America, can be a memorable part of your own Patagonia adventure.Read More
To me photography is all about connecting, at a profound level, with the mystery and magic that exists on the edge of our everyday experience. And where better to explore the relation between mystery and magic than Iceland.Read More
Paradise Bay is one of the most beautiful locations for tourists visiting Antarctica. Paradise Bay, also known as Paradise Harbour, is extremely beautiful and surrounded by huge snow covered cliffs. My time in Antarctica was spent exploring the Antarctic Peninsula as part of a photography group tour I co-ran with Aurora Expeditions.Read More