I got up really early this morning so I headed to the beach to catch the Sunrise. When I got there it was still to dark for photography, but soon the Blue sky was starting to get a little color, and just then I heard a swoop as 10 Pelicans flew over my head and […]
There is a technique called “Focus Stacking”. It allows for greater depth of field when shooting Macros or Closeups. A lens that can focus close will have very narrow depth of field so that only one distance is focused and anything closer or farther from that narrow focus distance will be out of focus. If […]
I started photography with B&W film. I developed my film and prints. Even though I now shoot in color and in digital format, I still love Black & White images for their storytelling ability. Sometimes color serves as a distraction that we don’t need.
For this image, I used a black backdrop, a tripod, a remote trigger and a Micro lens. It was a little windy so it took a while to get this bloom when it was still.
I have been an amateur photographer since the ’60s. I was living in Japan and was able to get a Nikkormat at a very good price since I was not a Japanese citizen, I didn’t have to pay tax. I was hooked. I had the opportunity while I was in the Army to use the […]