Posts Tagged nature

2012 Ottawa Workshops

(A new blog post follows this one) In case you missed it on the twitter/FB/G+-sphere, I have announced my 2012 workshop lineup for the coming year. This year I have decided to offer a more sustained lineup throughout the year, with varied offerings to suit most. There are three series of workshops this year (other [...]

On previsualisation…and making the best of what you’ve got

I (and many others) preach the benefits of doing the grunt work before taking a photograph, on previsualizing your shot as (or before) you compose it. Basically, we preach shooting with a purpose, not just aimlessly point your camera at a scene and hope for the best. Now, I wish I could tell you that’s [...]

Blending Exposures

As I often get requests to explain how to manually blend exposures in photoshop, I figured I would finally post this older article of mine straight on my blog (this post appeared on Bret Edge’s blog some time ago) and make sure it is available to my readers. This alternative method can not only replace [...]

Pots of Gold

This past winter hasn’t been a glorious one as far as photography goes in our area. Barely any snow, or ice, or fog, it has been about as plain as you can get. But it wasn’t all for naught! First, we’ve been getting some fantastic weather of late, very unusual for the season. Mostly, though, [...]

Monthly Calendar and Desktop Wallpaper November 2009

As usual, this is the time for our monthly calendar and desktop wallpaper rendez-vous. This one is taken only a few miles away from my house as I rushed to catch an amazing sunset. Well, I never made it in time, but the residual light was very interesting and I took the opportunity to shoot [...]