Hike Into History

If you are local to New Orleans, there is something that you probably don’t know. While the city is home to a world class WWII museum, there are other relics from World War II that aren’t as easily experienced. In a city named; Belle Chasse rests 10 WWII era ammo bunkers! All that required to …

Photography’s Most Important Ingredient​

In a few recent articles, I discuss some of the technical details of photography. Aperture, ISO, shutter speed and other details are outlined. However, there’s one very important ingredient that can’t be learned from a photography book or even fully understood in a classroom envirorment. The ingredient that I’m talking about is patience. If you’ve …

How to Shoot HDR Images

HDR images bring out details that a single image just can’t capture. Let’s get a little deeper into image creation. You’ll notice that I didn’t say photography. While there are hundreds of books written on photography, there are far less on the subject of HDR post-processing. If you don’t know, HDR means ‘high dynamic range’. …

The Basics of Photography

This is a single exposure. I’ll address HDR in a later article. I’ve been getting questions lately asking for more technical details about some of my photographs. Let me begin this article with a quote. This is something that my photography instructor used to say when asked if a particular photo was “good”.  He would …

2019… A New Chapter

It may seem odd to start this story with a look back, but I don’t like to just jump into the middle of something. Way back in 1990, my wife surprised me with gift…. a new product on the market = a camcorder!  Back then, the camcorders were as big as the cameras now used …