Tag Archive: Photography

Jul 12

Photography Tip:Taking Pictures of Fireworks

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A great opportunity to take some interesting pictures is at your local 4th of July fireworks display, and with a little experimenting and some typical photography equipment a person can come up with some pretty good shots.  Taking pictures of fireworks is rather straight forward but having the right equipment and a little knowhow will go …

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May 27

Landscape Photography Number 17: Nymph Lake

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Number 17 of my landscape photography series is a picture of Nymph Lake located in Rocky Mountain National Park.  This particular picture was taken along the trail to Emerald Lake.  If you ever find yourself there I highly recommend taking the hike to Emerald Lake.  I believe the light is better in the morning especially at Emerald …

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May 25

Photography Tip: Experiment with Reflectors

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Last Christmas I received a silver/gold/white reflector and I have only used them a few times but I can see that as soon as I get some more practice with them they will definitely come in handy. Many times in the past a lot of our portrait pictures are taken with shadows running across my …

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May 08

Landscape Photography Number 18: Tundra

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Number 17 of my landscape photography series is a picture of tundra high up in Rocky Mountain National Park.  This particular picture was taken along the Trail Ridge Road which is just filled with spectacular scenery.  For the longest time I had never given much thought to visiting Rocky Mountain National Park, but since that …

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Apr 07

Landscape Photography Number 19: Abrams Falls

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Number 18 of my landscape photography series is a picture of Abrams Falls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  It is one of the premier day hikes in that particular national park and well worth the effort to walk the 5 or so miles roundtrip to see the falls.  While Abrams Falls is not …

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Mar 31

Photography Tip: Tripod don’t Leave Home without it

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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to spend a day waterfall chasing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  It was my second time to that particular national park and was so glad this time around I had my tripod with me.  A few years ago for a Christmas present I received a very nice …

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Feb 24

Landscape Photography Number 20: Iron Spring Creek

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Number 20 of my landscape photography series is a picture of hot spring runoff flowing into Iron Spring Creek in Yellowstone National Park.  Taking quality pictures in Yellowstone is about as simple as taking a stroll and firing away with the camera.   Yellowstone National Park is a photographers dream destination from the wildlife to the …

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Feb 06

Landscape Photography Number 21: Devils Tower

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Number 21 of my landscape photography series is a picture of Devils Tower in Wyoming off of Red Beds Trail.  My wife and I have now made it a plan to travel to Yellowstone once every five years and both times we have taken that long road trip to arguably the greatest national park in …

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Jan 18

Landscape Photography Number 22: Oak Creek Trail

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Number 22 of my landscape photography series was taken while walking the very scenic Oak Creek Trail near Sedona Arizona.  My wife and I were able to experience the trail at a wonderful time of year the fall leaves were at their peak and the temperature was perfect for the hike.   We had never been …

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Dec 20

Photography Tip: Experiment

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If you are like me when it comes to photography then there is a lot of experimentation that goes in to it.  I have come a long way over the last year and a half when I got my first DSLR camera.  At first there was a lot of using the auto controls and then …

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