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  • Several years ago we had a snow storm come blowing through the NE Ohio area when I had a day off.  So I bundled myself up, packed my photo gear, and headed to Silver Park in my hometown of Alliance. Walking around the park I decided to use the covered pond as my subject.  I did take several...

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    This past holiday season I heard about a video series that Art Wolfe was in through a podcast interview.  That series is called “Tales By Light,” and it is full of inspiration. Canon and National Geographic of Australia made the series of five videos going to fifteen countries with ...

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    Once again we come to the close of another year and it is time to review my best pictures of 2016.  The picture above was taken in Autumn at Dundee Falls in Beach City Ohio.  I love the contrast of the colored leaves with the colors of the water. In the Spring, I started seeing Osprey ...

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    Bokeh, a word used by photographers, but maybe not truly understood.  Today's article by Kathy Adams Clark gives a simple, excellent definition and examples to explain what bokeh is and how to use it, especially for the holidays.  Kathy's article is very short so take a couple ...

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      Today, many experts agree that patients who have art in their environment heal faster.  Scientific evidence shows certain types of art, such as nature images, can actually reduce pain, anxiety, and stress. Whether restaurants, medical facilities, or our homes, having nature artwork...

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    Happy Thanksgiving to my readers in the United States.  Today is the day most families get together to remember the celebration that took place in 1621 between the pilgrims and the local Indian tribe.  Not the football teams. LOL The picture above I captured in Presque Isle State ...

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    Great-Horned Owl As a nature photographer, I feel that people need to be responsible about taking care of our wild places.  Picking up trash left behind or not trampling flowers to get to a better location for our pictures are a couple ways to show responsibility. Another way is to visit ...

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    Today I would like to share an interesting article written by Scott Bourne about a common sense subject, photographing at eye level.  How many times do you see people taking pictures of children or their pets while standing up?  Well Scott discusses this and how he learned many of his ...

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    Typically at this time of year a lot of men, and some women, are getting ready for hunting season.  In Ohio, that means deer!  People start preparing their guns, bows, tree stands, and camouflage clothing for the big day. As photographers, we also are on the hunt for those colorful ...

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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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