Random thoughts – finding your passion

• Random thoughts – Passion While in Charleston I ran across long time friend, William Manning, who has become a very busy and well known architectural photographer. We agreed to meet at a local Thai restaurant for a late lunch before he and son, Matthew,...

Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue

Charleston 2016 workshop series epilogue We just finished our annual Charleston Creativity workshop series. Our Visual Artistry workshop followed by our software intensive Digital Edge workshop were both attended by great individuals, inquisitive and eager to learn....

Composition challenge

As recorders of light, we tend to shy away from or talk down conditions that aren’t dawn to sunrise and sunset to dusk. I remember many years ago leaving a scene when the light got hot, especially with no clouds, unfortunately indicative of a lack of...

B&W…..how do you know?

“How do you know when to convert an image to B&W,” is an often asked question at workshops, and my normal reply is, “I don’t know.” Although, basically true, this image made me aware of a thought process that I can share. As I was...

2015 Visual Artistry spring/summer updates

 After a long, hard winter, and ours wasn’t remotely as bad as further north, we are ready to head south to begin our 2015 Visual Artistry workshop season, conducting 2 consecutive workshops in Charleston, our perennial, and incredible “opening”...

Last day in Charleston, 2014

Today was “casual day” at Magnolia. With no agenda but to just enjoy our last day here until March, 2015, my day began continuing my multiple exposure series, but got side tracked with infrared and some birds! Sue went off on her own for while to create...