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  • The other evening my wife and I were at a beach on Lake Erie at Presque Isle State Park.  We went over there from our campsite across the street to take pictures of the sunset. As I was setting up my camera and tripod, we noticed a huge cloud coming into view from the south (left ...

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    One principle idea that seems to always be true is that the more you do something, the better you will become.  Take an Olympian athlete; they spend as much time almost every day practicing their sport as we spend at our jobs.  This is why they can compete at such a high level of ...

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    As landscape and nature photographers, we tend to travel to places not near us for capturing beautiful pictures.  But do we plan ahead before we go?  We should and today i am sharing an article by Clint Burkinshaw where he gives some examples why planning ahead is good and he lists ways that ...

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    How often do we all go to a location and start immediately clicking off pictures, not realizing we may not be showing our passion for the place in the images.  Photographer Lace Anderson shares an article that can help us all with this.  She says, "You can stumble upon a well-photographed object...

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    With our national park system celebrating 100 years of existence this year, we all should try to visit at least one park to help support them.  Today I am sharing an article by photographer Patricia Davidson that she wrote giving tips for visiting the parks.  Rules can be different from park to ...

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    There are many things about being a nature photographer that are gratifying to see and experience.  One of those is visiting waterfalls.  As you’re hiking near a waterfall, you hear the rushing water calling to you to come near and see its beauty. One of those places I have ...

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    Do you go out to create pictures and come back with images too bright, moving subjects blurred, or not enough depth-of-field to get everything in focus?  Maybe you are letting the camera decide many of the settings for your exposures and that does not give you the results most of the time that you ...

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    How many times do we as photographers go out on a trip, whether a few days or several weeks, and focus only on getting those prize winning shots. Then when we get home and look at the pictures realize that other than knowing where each picture was taken, we cannot prove we were actually there. ...

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    On the evening of February 3, I will be giving my presentation called, “A Photographic Journey of Walborn Reservoir” for the Erie Shores Photography Club in Avon Lake, Ohio. Erie Shores Photography Club (ESPC) originated as a non-profit organization and formed in April 1983. The Club's ...

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      Wow, what a year 2015 was. From going to Alaska, photographing covered bridges in Autumn, to making an unexpected trip to Dallas in early December. Last year brought many highlights in my life and these 12 pictures are to help show you. This top picture was taken from the main highway ...

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