Category Archives: Photography Tips
Shangri-La – The Lost Horizon
In James Hilton’s distinguished 1933 novel, The Lost Horizon, the fabled heaven of Shangri-La somewhere in the Kunlun Mountains is depicted as a utopia of sorts, isolated from the rest of the world, where life is perfectly harmonious. This expression … Continue reading
Seeing the light
One of the main things I teach customers on my photo tours is how to really see light, all types of light. When they are shown this skill, they are amazed at what they are able to photograph without any … Continue reading
Tip: A useful exercise to improve your composition
Want to improve your composition? Attach a wide-angle lens to your camera, something around 24mm, and go around for a few hours and photograph using only this lens. If it is a zoom lens, don’t change the focal length. For … Continue reading
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A sure way to fail
What’s the surest way to fail at getting a great photograph? To not go out at all. I cannot count the number of times that I’ve been glad that I’ve bothered to get up early, or delay the dinner, or … Continue reading
What is the best camera?
Whenever someone asks me, my answer is usually one and the same – Your own eye. No camera or lens can ever replace your ability to make a great composition, or do all the creative thinking for you. I smile … Continue reading
Welcome to my new website and blog!
Hi! Thanks for visiting my website and blog. I will be posting featured and new photographs, photography tips and techniques, discussions on equipment, stories and inspiration from life in the field, and other fun bits and pieces. Please come back … Continue reading