With the Birds I Share the Loneliest View….

I can’t explain why, but lately I’ve been wanting to trespass into some cool places. When I was young (teens – early 20’s) I would think nothing of a no trespassing sign. My friends and I would just go for it. We were’t criminals or anything. We never stole anything or damaged anything. I’m not …

Why A Drone?

As photographers we’re always looking for a different perspective. A different way to see something that’s been seen the ‘usual’ way many times. I’ve actually put my camera down on the street already just to get a completely different angle. I couldn’t even see the viewfinder to frame the shot, so I just took several …

How to Develop Your Photographer’s Eye

I’m hardly an expert on this topic. In fact, to be honest, I’m hardly an expert on any topic related to photography. I do, however, have several years of experience in photography and have seen what works… and what doesn’t. The real issue with this topic is that there are just so many photographic disciplines …

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 …