Earlier this week I put together a group of black and white zebra images that I’d taken in Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya over the last few years. I love zebras and lets face it, there are few animals that are better suited for black and white photography. However, […]
When I was 17 I saw a tornado. I was working at Ann Taylor (it was my first “real” job) in Troy, Michigan, a suburb about 50 miles north of Detroit I was in the parking lot facing east and there it was, dangerous and fascinating, traveling […]
Anyone that follows my blog knows that I love panning photos like the one above. I love the mix of blur and clarity and the sense of motion these images convey. I particularly love this image by Dale R. Morris because of the colors, (I’ve always loved the […]
Caption: A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows red from the smoke of distant fires during a record-breaking spell of hot weather. The Manitoba population of polar bears, the southernmost in the world, is particularly […]
Look at the light! That stare! The combination is mesmerizing isn’t it? I just came upon Mitchell Kanashkevich’s work an hour or so before penning this post, and I am so glad I did. The portfolio, “Everyday Living with the Hamer Tribe” from which this photo was plucked […]
Photo by Steve McCurry I am one of 60 zillion people that hold Steve McCurry in high regard; his work is absolutely amazing. While there are so many pictures worthy of attention, I especially like this photo for a variety of reasons.
Photo by Grant Atkinson No way! That’s the first thing that went through my head when I saw this photo by Grant Atkinson…In a good way. The blur of the wings, the sharpness of the head. I mean…. I can’t. It’s just so cool. Intellectually, I completely understand […]
How many times have you taken a photo, looked at your LCD and thought….Ugh? I’ve been there. I knew what I wanted creatively but couldn’t make my vision a reality. Or I was close to the vision but the photo was blurry, underexposed or blown out. From the practical to the philosophical, here are 8 […]