winter solstice 2020

The Solstice: Winter Solstice 2020

Today is Winter Solstice and marks the shortest day of the year, but each subsequent day will be longer and brighter. Both figuratively and literally. By happenstance photography takes me to interesting places on auspicious days. This morning I lined up sunrise with a famous lighthouse in Los Angeles to mark the solstice (and honestly
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buying photos online

Things to Know Before Buying Photos Online

With the amount of content being created on a daily basis online there is a new market for people buying photos online . While some photographers sell prints for home or gallery displays, other photographers shoot and sell stock photos that can be used on websites and other online platform. No matter the reason you
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focal length

What is Focal Length?

When it comes to understanding some of the mots important photography principles out there—one of the most important is undoubtedly focal length. If you are new to the world of photography, this may seem like a foreign term, but it is one that is important to understanding photographs and how they are taken. Even if
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photography mistakes

5 Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you are completely new to the world of photography, or if you are just working on taking your skills to the next level, there is so much to learn about this art form and certain photography mistakes you HAVE to avoid. While there are countless guides, articles, videos and classes about all of the
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photography project

How to Prepare for a Photography Project

If you are looking to take on a new photography project, there is no better way to grow you photography skills and to push yourself creatively. Whether you are a professional photographer looking for a personal side project, or are a weekend warrior who wants to take on a new side project—a great photography project
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hdr photography

What is HDR Photography?

HDR photography is a very specific type of high-contrast, high-definition photography that makes an image jump off the screen. While there is no denying the beauty of HDR photography, capturing these types of photos isn’t always as simple as it seems. The good news is, I can help you get a better grasp on HDR
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milky way photography

Milky Way Photography : The Ultimate Guide

Milky Way Photography Every photographer knows that the right subject ( like Milky Way photography)  can make all of the difference when it comes to the quality of their finished product. In terms of subject matter you can find in nature, very few things can compare to the unprecedented beauty of a sparkly night sky.
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photography composition

5 Photography Composition Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to taking an ordinary photo and transforming it into an extraordinary photo—nothing will transform your image quite like photography composition. While photography composition is one of the most important elements of setting up a photo, it is also one of the most difficult concepts for new photographers to grasp. It is so
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