Today is World Otter Day. The International Otter Survival Fund established this day to raise awareness about the importance of otters in our environment. This year marks the fifth World Otter Day.
Remember back in the days of film when the only way to take hundreds of photographs was to have several rolls of film on hand? Photographers had to constantly change out the old rolls for new. It was inconvenient, and if you weren't fast you would miss "the shot." However, it forced us to think … Continue reading Reasons to Keep a Rejected Image
Telephone Booth A telephone booth is a rare find these days. When you do find them it seems it is never suitable for it's intended use. Not once have I seen a super hero come out of one in flashy tights and take off into the sky. But I have seen people go into them … Continue reading Noisy Telephone Booth at Night
Great Blue Heron A couple days ago I grabbed an image of a Blue Heron in my backyard. I posted a Tweet with an image, but not having the image processed, I posted one made back in January. It's the same heron, though I suppose it could be another. The plan was to post the … Continue reading Blue Heron in My Backyard
About this time last year I posted about a visit I made to Starr's Mill. A lot can happen, and a lot can change, in a year. Before last year's visit to Georgia moving here was not even a remote thought. It wasn't until several weeks after my visit, in May, that we pulled the … Continue reading Starr’s Mill – Improve Your Photography by Going Back
It's our first autumn living in the southeast. Georgia to be specific. Coming from California we really only knew two seasons, and depending on where you lived the two could have various names. Hot / Not Hot Dry / Wet Fire / Not Fire Shakey / Still The only leaves we saw change were the … Continue reading 3 Tips for Fall Color on a North Georgia Trip
"A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper." - E. B. White This E. B. White quote is easily applied to anything you want to accomplish. Photography for instance. A photographer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without making … Continue reading The Best Camera is the One You Have
Buy Prints and More During our week in Santa Cruz last month, I was privileged to spend about an hour having lunch with Ms. Sea Otter and her nervous pup. They were modeling for me during an afternoon shoot. Ms. Otter was busy diving under the wharf to get her lunch, a mixture of yummy … Continue reading Having Lunch with a Sea Otter. Yummy Crustaceans