It turns out that the camera in your pocket is a powerful too for developing your Photographer’s Eye and sharpening your creative vision. Since most of the technical decisions are made for you, a phone camera frees you to focus on the image, which, after all, is what really counts.
Various cultures dating back several thousand years have left their mark on a sandstone slab now known as Newspaper Rock in southeastern Utah. If you get a chance to photograph rock art, try...
Photographers have been shooting sunrises and sunsets since cameras were invented - we can't help ourselves. This serene scene was my reward for rising early on a Saturday. Cachuma Lake in the heart of the Santa Ynez valley is one of my favorite photo locations in Santa Barbara county.
It’s pretty much an automatic reflex with most photographers to press the shutter button halfway to activate the autofocus as soon as they put their eye to the viewfinder. And why not, what’s the value of looking at a blurry image? Well, there’s a lot of value I think.
Sometimes looking at a very small image often helps you better see the overall composition of a photograph. Read my blog to learn more.
Everyone has experienced the disappointment of photos that just don't do justice to the beauty and drama of the scene they remember. Usually, this gets blamed on not having a good enough camera. More times than not, however, the culprit is a composition that lacks focus.