Image of the Week #1

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Image of the Week #1

This image is one of my better flower pictures; the exposure is spot on, the raindrops provide an exquisite accent. However, there is a problem with this picture. Can you spot it? Those of you who have read my previous post concerning subject placement will hopefully pick it out immediately: it’s out of balance! The …

Where I’ve been…

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Some of you may notice I’ve been gone for more than two weeks! I’ve been in Colorado. After that, I had the evil TDSS virus. Well, I’m back… And hopefully, I’ll be getting pictures of Colorado added to my flickr account (http://www.flickr.com/photos/april_forever_photography/)! Thanks for your interest, and keep checking in!

Landscape and Nature Composition – Rule of Thirds, Part 2: Subject

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This is part 2 in the series, the previous concerning itself with the placement of horizons, the next with the placement of leadind lines (the most subtle and tricksy of the three). So the question is, what about the Rule of Thirds in subject placement? The answer is, initially, of course, not to rely rigidly …

Landscape and Nature Composition Basics: Rule of Thirds? Part One: Horizons

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A very commonly touted concept in photography is the rule of thirds, the notion that to make a great image, it is important to place the subject/horizon/leading lines along a 1/3rd gridline on the picture. Looking at non-photographer’s pictures, I often find the subject thrown unimagentively in the center, usually not filling much of the …

More Images from the Keys…

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More images from the keys last week…

My first post… An image from the Keys… A wonderful gift from God!

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Thursday I went to the Keys to visit my friend Badger. I left Fort Lauderdale around 0200, arrived there around 0500, and started shooting around the Seven Mile Bridge not long after! The image here is from the evening; the sun is drifting beneath the horizon across theFlorida Bay… A more wonderful and spectacular sunset …

Hello world!

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