I’ve already mentioned the perilous battery life occurring during this shoot; flashing red lights, double rainbows, and with this included, what amounted to two great shots. It was an embarrassment of riches this day that would have left me angry with myself had my battery expired.
Seldom have a rolled the dice with a minimally charged battery. As a photographer with a habit of shooting sans CF card, I figure the least I can do to bolster my workflow is ensure my battery is charged. Just not on this day. The skies were filled with some ominous clouds this day and […]
I remember photographing this Small Blue butterfly like it was yesterday. She made for the most patient of subjects, giving me a solid five minutes to position, hone in and shoot. I intentionally underexposed for a low key effect, and then in post processing with Sliver Efex Pro 2 I bumped up the brightness on […]
Macro photography of a purple peony backdropped by rich bokeh. In hindsight I’d go back and crop off the top 10% of this photograph to tighten the overall image. I’d probably roll with the 2:1 ratio.
Update:Thanks to Barb for identifying this flower as a Cleome. Looking for some audience help with this one. I have several of these flowers growing wild amongst the stones in my path to the backyard. They put off a strong odor with a hint of skunk, but arrange themselves in the most wonderful spiral array. […]
Macro work has ignited an admiration of flora. My property, once owned by my parents, is lush with plant life. My own personal garden incubated my burgeoning photography skills all throughout 2012. This Spring I hope to dive back in for some more serious macro photography.
I love snow—there’s just no other way to say it. Now that photography has emerged as my latest passion I’ll look to bring together snow and shooting as often as nature allows. Two weeks ago, while exploring the trail at the Ballanger Creek Habitat Enhancement Site with friends, the unsullied trail was coming alive with […]
Taken back in late June 2013, thunderstorms rolled across the coastal plain that flank Dock Road on its north and south side. The light play interacting with heavy rainfall underneath the granite etched clouds had my heart running with excitement. I knew I was coming home with something good.
A cool November sky is set ablaze behind Antoinetta’s Restaurant on Cedar Run Dock Road in Manahawkin, NJ. Long has Dock Road been a treaded stomping grounds—long before the days I ever had designs on photography. Now I get to explore this wonderful vista in exciting new ways behind the lens.