Every once in awhile I like to go through my archives to see what I missed. Sometimes it's just that I get too many of a particular type of photo at once, and so they don't all end up getting processed at the time. Like when I was in Florida, almost two years ago now, I had an abundance of bird photos. When I started digging through my archives I found some photos I made … [Read more...] about Osprey, Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park
I'm working on my second eBook right now, so for today enjoy this peaceful image of a sunset I made at Pine Glades Lake in Everglades National Park, Florida. Please click the image to view a larger version. Yesterday I achieved my goal of 1,000 downloads of my first eBook "8 Types Of Natural Light That Will Add Drama To Your Photographs." If you don't have a copy yet … [Read more...] about Pine Glades Sunset
Are you starting to think I want to be a wildlife photographer? Well, I really do actually, but it is going to take years of practice. I'm still working on my quest to show you at least one image of each of the bird species I photographed in Everglades National Park but it is more a testament to the amount of wildlife in the park rather than my skills as a wildlife … [Read more...] about Hawk Eye
At the far end of Everglades National Park, we set up camp at the Flamingo campground. The name is a misnomer though since there are no flamingos to be found there at all. We rose bright and early and set out in our rented canoe to check out the bay while it was still calm and cool. I was delighted when we paddled away from the marina and around the corner to discover that … [Read more...] about Early Rise for the Pelican
Did you know that southern Florida is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles can both be found? Me either! I always thought it was alligators in the north and crocodiles in the south. Not sure where I got that idea, but the truth is that alligators are in fresh water and crocodiles are in salt water. However, in the zone where the salt water meets the fresh … [Read more...] about Is That An Alligator Or A Crocodile?
How do you make a sunset more than a pretty picture? To really connect with your audience some emotion or feeling needs to be conveyed. What are you feeling when you are making the image? What attracted you to the scene? What do you want to say? When I first started asking myself these questions it was difficult! Hmm... what do I want to say about this pretty lake? … [Read more...] about Conveying Emotion in a Landscape Image