One more, I just can't help it.

June 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Ok I know, I’m just like every other Papa showing off his grandkid photos, but let me bring this around to Photography tips. A few blogs ago I talked about pre-visualizing an image and that’s what happened here. Knowing that I was going to shoot a sporting event I use the “is this Action or Stationary” idea. It’s action so I placed my Nikon on “S”...
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Love the subject

June 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This is not my normal type of image for this blog, but indulge me for a moment. Let me move away from Mike the Photographer to a title that I very much enjoy, that of “Papa” I love this subject and the other 3 grandkids that God has bless me with. They bring great joy and love the opportunity to photograph what I love.
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Dosen't work

June 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Great photographer always talk about “pre-visualization”, a fancy word meaning: to have an idea of what you want your photo to look like before you press the shutter. There are times however, that sometime you see something that you need to just point and shoot. This image was “pre-visualized but didn’t even come close to what I had in mind. That’s...
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All wrong!

June 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Still don’t know why, but this is one of my favorite images. It’s not good because your eye doesn’t have one place to rest. It’s a center balance composition. Just all wrong, that maybe why I like it. I did this image on one of those evening that I had some time on my hands and went looking for some images.
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10 stop difference.

May 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Ok sometimes I go cheap. I saw other photographers using a 10-stop ND filter to get some long exposures, but instead of buying the slide in kind I went cheap skew on kind, which can be a real pain. This image was made with a 2-minute exposure that way the water looks like ice and the clouds are moving.
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