Category Archives: Photography Tip

Wet Trees

   Well it’s another cold, wet, windy weekend here in Northern Virginia.  Didn’t I just post about that kind of weather on the PhotoWalk?  Well, yes I did.  You would think that we are living in an area like Seattle, … Continue reading

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Photowalk Part 2

Here are a few more shots from the Photowalk. This one is from the World War II Memorial.  It’s very nice here with all the fountains.  So I decided to combine the fountains with the Washington Monument in the background. … Continue reading

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Long time no Post!!!

   I am a slacker!  Well to be honest I have the world’s slowest computer, it’s nine years old,  and to open images and work on them and then to post them was taking more time than I was willing … Continue reading

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Fast Sunset…

WOW !!! I can’t believe how long it’s been since I have posted any pictures.  Just a couple ramblings about photo techniques which I hope were very helpful but no pretty pictures.  I am so ashamed 😦    So tonight … Continue reading

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Sharp Lens

   Here’s a really good quick photo tip.  I have two different zoom lenses, a Canon 15-85mm and a Canon 70-300/4.5-5.6.  These two lenses give me a very broad range that I can work with.  I usually never need to … Continue reading

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Passing Storm

The other night we had a wicked storm roll through our area.  Very high winds and about 3/4 of an inch of rain in twenty minutes.  Very intense.  I had to go to the store to get a few items … Continue reading

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More Fireworks ***!!!***

     Here’s a couple more shots from Saturday’s fireworks.  I used my 70-300mm lens.  Most exposures were 4 seconds at f11.  Some were 2 seconds if I thought that there were going to be a lot of bursts.  More light … Continue reading

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Location #3

       Finally we have location #3.  This was in the same parking lot only a good bit higher than the last shot.  It was also just after sundown.  I didn’t have a tri-pod with me so I had to … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location !!!

   So how many times have you heard that one about buying a new house?  Plenty I’m sure and it’s absolutely true.  It’s also true when photographing common themes.  I was searching for some images to post that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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I Hate Film !!!

    WOW!  that’s a pretty powerful statement from such a nice, friendly guy but man I’m glad I am all digital.  After working in the industry for 25 years there are only three things that I can honestly say that I … Continue reading

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