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  • Winter is a time when many photographers tend to not take many pictures because of leafless trees, poor weather, and short daylight hours; but one thing that can be photographed in bad weather is flowers. By purchasing some flowers and setting up a small indoor studio you can create images ...

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    One winter evening I went out to Walborn Reservoir after work with my camera to create pictures.  As I was walking on a trail near sunset, I looked across the reservoir noticing beautiful color in the sky. Setting up my camera on the tripod, I decided to use my telephoto lens to zoom in on ...

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    Often times when the winter skies are overcast, I am looking for intimate/close-up pictures.  This day, at Quail Hollow State Park, was that sort of day.  I had dressed for the wet snow and cold and was wondering through about 6" of snow when I came upon these pine cones hanging. My first ...

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    In our crazy, busy lives today, we tend to put off taking walks and going outside for extended times other than to leave our houses in cars going somewhere.  I came across this interesting article about health benefits to spending time outdoors. How many medication prescriptions could ...

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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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