Never Lose a Photo File Again

Never Lose a Photo File Again

How do you ensure you won’t lose files due to hard drive or computer failure? Can you restore your files from a copy if your computer is lost to fire, flood, or even theft? Those questions used to keep me awake at night and I don’t think I am alone. […]

Flower Photography As Art

Flower Photography As Art

I began my entry into serious wildflower photography about 10 years ago. Then, my focus was on capturing all of the identifiable parts of the flower so that I could properly identify and classify the plant. Quickly, I learned I needed to also photograph leaves, seeds, stems, the environment and so […]

How Much Can I Crop?

How Much Can I Crop?

You took the shot and for whatever reason you now want a different composition. How far can you go with cropping and still get a quality print? Chances are you’ve heard famous photographers talk about understanding composition and learning to “get it right” in-camera. This seems to be the holy grail […]

Panning as a Photography Technique

Panning as a Photography Technique

Is panning in photography a thing? Sure! Especially if you are a nature photographer wanting a camera technique to create some spectacular, fine art images. I don’t mean panning as in searching for flecks of gold like the miners of the forties. I mean panning with your camera to create […]

Wildflower Photography: Working With Available Light

Wildflower Photography: Working With Available Light

Whether you’re hoping to capture a field of flowers or the beauty of a solitary bud, the following tips will help you to capture amazing images of plants and wildflowers and create beautiful photographs. Perhaps it goes without saying that photography is all about light. Personally, I think it is […]