Category: photography

Can ordinary be interesting?

A while back I took Tracy out for an afternon/evening in Denver.  I agreed to leave my camera behind, but in case she wanted to catch a moment for posterity’s sake, I grabbed the P&S one she asked for as…

The Power of Action

Until this last weekend, I had very limited experience with astrophotography.  The concepts and techniques of the field are well documented, and I have read several articles on the subject.  What this last weekend demonstrated to me, (and what I…

Let Me Count the Ways…

A Hallmark Holiday will be upon us tomorrow here in the U.S.  The flower, chocolate, and teddy bear industries probably generate at least half (if not more) of their annual revenue from this weekend alone.   As a photographer, you can…

Wanna Get Lucky?

How many times have you seen a picture where it just made you say “WOW!  I wish I could capture something like that!”  And, you ask the person, “How’d you get that shot?”  Typically you’ll get an answer like “Just…

Multimedia Monday

With the “New and Improved” podcast starting out at PLM this week, there’s a couple exciting things to announce. First off, the drawing for the Think Tank Photo Streetwalker bag was done live on the podcast this week, and the…

CB Equals PLM

As previous posts have indicated, the time has been approaching where the podcast will be moving from being hosted here at CB over to Personal Life Media.  After some of the initial duplicating of audio posts from here over to…

Another Magazine Article!

Well, I completely lost track of the week and did not get the weekly podcast recorded in time for publication today.  So, while I could have gone with the alliterative “Forgetful Friday” blog title, I figured that would have been…

Defining Your Image Composition

Composition in photography can have many origins.  You can take a pretty concrete subject and place it in an interesting environment.  The Rule of Thirds is one that is often used when creating photographic compositions.  Other times, the way that…

Unintended Inspiration

Today I thought I’d share a little “inspirational” series with the readership.  I had taken a break from reading blogs, magazines, news, twitter, forums, and all the other associated activities related to keeping current and learning about photography to actually…