Monthly Archives: February 2011

I must admit that the prospect of photographing Antelope Canyon was not something I was particularly looking forward to.  I wanted to see it and explore it … enjoy it from a geological perspective.  But to photograph it?  It’s a bit like photographing the Magic Kingdom at Disney World — it’s been done —  millions of times […]

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This temple, constructed during the 1181-1219 reign of a legendary king, contains 54 gothic towers with 216 giant smiling faces. Said to resemble the face of the king, it was believed that his all-seeing eyes kept watch over the 54 provinces of his empire. Extraordinary bas relief -carvings cover the 1st and 2nd levels whereas the towers adorned […]

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Here is a tried and true, completely detailed method for managing your photographic digital assets. At 3,000 words it may seem a bit long, but it’s much shorter than reading many of the books on the subject.

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25mm, f/22, 1/60 sec, 200 ISO  When shooting into the sun, you never know exactly what you’ll get…but stopping down the aperature to f16 or higher will generally result in a starburst effect like that above. The little gem colored  geometrics falling from the star were a bonus from lens flare. Backlighting often results in flat […]

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