Â “In photography and optics, vignetting is a reduction in image brightness in the image periphery compared to the image center. Although vignetting is normally unintended and undesired, it is sometimes purposely introduced for creative effect, such as to draw attention to the center of the frame. A photographer may deliberately choose a lens which is known to produce vignetting. It can also be produced with th
While in White Sands New Mexico this was one of the tallest dunes I came across. The late morning lighting seemed to really give this dune a great shape and tonal range. One of these days I have to make my way back to White Sands National Monument. Of all the places I’ve visited it still remains one of my favorite places to photograph. [tags]White Sands National Monument, White Sands, landscape, photograph, pho
No matter what type of photography interests you, whether its landscape photography, nature photography, street photography, people photography or any other type of photography its essential to always be prepared. Over the years I’ve learned that being prepared is itself an art form. The art of preparedness is seldom just a generic chore and can require quite a bit of creative thought.
Sunset lighting on the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from Baker Beach. For those that are curious this was taken last year. More of my Golden Gate Bridge photos can be seen in my gallery. See More Golden Gate Bridge Photos [tags]San Francisco, landscape, photography, Golden Gate Bridge, photo[/tags]
Todays weather reminds me of the crisp sunny weather I had when photographing the Mendocino area couple years ago. The Mendocino coast is so strikingly beautiful that once you see it, it never leaves your memory. Photographed below is the beach at Van Damme State Park with the coastlines iconic cliffs and trees in the background. [tags]landscape, photograph, photography, Van Damme State Park, beach, ocean, coast, los
To expand on my recent podcast episode Landscape Photography: The Wave here are a couple more highlighted photos: [tags]EXIF and Beyond, podcast, landscape photography, digital photography, The Wave, Wave, Arizona, Utah, Paria Canyon, Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, photography[/tags]
The eighth episode of EXIF and Beyond, a video podcast, has been released. Photographing the Wave in the Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness of Arizona and Utah is discussed. Learn more about this amazing area and tips to capture great landscape photos. Download the latest episode: Landscape Photography: The Wave For the non-iTune listeners a streaming version of this podcast can be accessed here. [tags]EXIF an
One of my favorite images from last year. Taken on a rare clear day at Pt. Reyes National Seashore. The coastline seems to extend into infinite. [tags]landscape, photo, photograph, Pt. Reyes, Point Reyes, National Seashore, California, coastline, scenic[/tags]