Friday, September 9, 2011

September 11

Last week, my long time friend Dave Klee suggested we shoot the flags at the old Pavilion site, we decided on a sunrise and were presented with a glorious morning. But a little preplanning was necessary. With such strong backlight we needed to add some light to the front of the flags. See if you can spot them.......

Friday, September 2, 2011


Sooner or later, after kids and flowers, all photographers turn to wildlife for their subjects. This guy was hanging out looking for his next meal. They can be so expressive he’s just posing for a couple quick frames. If you train your lens on anything really, check your viewpoint and change it if the background is distracting, maybe complicated, too bright or merging with the subject, and use a larger fstop to soften the background and separate it from the subject.