Winter Infrared

• Winter Infrared Since my re-emersion into infrared about a year ago, I’ve shot infrared in myriad conditions throughout the year and am discovering how the angle of light, quality of light, weather, and time of year affect the image. Always on...

Film days are over…not.

Film days are over…not. Like many of us, when we fully moved into digital, followed by an inundation in processing software and techniques, I forgot I ever took a transparency, although I have numerous filing cabinets filled with pages of slides (approx....

Random thought: Discussion Point

I just posted this image from our Smoky Mountains winter shootout on FB and thought it was a pretty nice image. Then, I noticed three problem areas: No opening in the fence for the eye to enter the scene. The predominant two sheds are merged. There’s a large...

Revisting venues, revisited…

We just completed the first annual Great Smoky Mountains Photography Summit with a packed house. Over 200 photographers were in attendance. It was great to see old friends, meet facebook friends, and to make new ones. The vibe is always good at these types of events...

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”...