As the southern states are in full bloom and the northern states are thawing out in the Northern Hemisphere, spring outdoor photography kicks in to high gear. Flowers, foliage, migrating birds explode with beautiful colors. These subjects and their backgrounds present colorful and creative uses of bokeh. From defined to soft, working with bokeh is an art in itself.Read More
Author: Sheen Watkins
Over 70% of the earth’s surface is covered in water and there’s anywhere from 50-65% of water within us. As photographers, we see and take images of water in many forms. From reflections, silky waterfalls, rippling waves, abstracts to seeing to the bottom of the pond, water serves as a picture-perfect subject, stage and back drop.
Taking advantage of water’s diversity is easy, finding your own style and creative composition is where the work begins. It may be slight adjustments of settings is all that’s needed to maximize the shot or choosing a different lens. Other scenarios may call for an extra tool or two.Read More
What do most people do an hour before sunrise? While others are catching “z’s”, photographers are active participants in watching the sunrise cast its brilliant morning shine. Some of the most delicate and beautiful hues of the day happen before sunrises and right after sunsets. During this ‘blue hour,’ the sky has a deep blue hue. Rich, saturated colors paint the landscape and sky.
The transition from the blue hour to the golden hour happens quickly. An array of colors appears from blues, lavenders, pinks, reds to oranges.Read More
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