We read that Lake Tekapo had some beautiful flowers on its shores. So after a long drive, we thought we would take it easy and have a leisurely sunset shoot. When we showed up to a full parking lot, we knew we were in for some “combat” photography. Here’s what we did. Continue reading →
Hooker Lake is the one of the best views in all of New Zealand and is a must see, if you can swing it on the south island. The Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is 3 hours from Queenstown and 4 hours from Christchurch. Here is what we saw.
On cloudy days, I am always looking for the chiaroscuro. You know it when you see it – the high contrast light and deep shadows that create distinct areas of light and darkness that can be especially exploited with monochrome photos. Here are a few favorites from our New Zealand trip. Continue reading →
If you want to make better photos, they have to have the right exposure in interesting light. They should also be focused correctly. Finally, you need to have an interesting subject, composed well. I was reminded of these things when we visited the world famous Wanaka Tree in New Zealand. Here’s what we did. Continue reading →
The night before we drove home from Bishop, Mary convinced me to “sleep-in” until 7 AM because there was not going to be any good sky the next morning. We decided we would photograph the Alabama Hills the next morning in infrared. Our “go-to” sunny day solution. Here is what we made. Continue reading →
GO NOW. Here is what we saw last weekend in the eastern Sierra Nevada in Bishop and June Lakes area. We think the best color right now is along South Lake Road. With a bit of wind and rain, the leaves will be knocked down soon, so go now if you can. Here is what you might see. Continue reading →
As you all know, one of the great joys of being a photography couple is seeing the world through each other’s eyes. Usually, Mary is tight and telephoto, and I am wide-angle. Here, we got crossed. Continue reading →
Mary and I spent the long July 4th weekend in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. We were looking for bears and flowers in Sequoia and we made our first trip through Kings Canyon to see the waterfalls. Here is what you might see. Continue reading →
Mary and I went on a guided tour of graffiti/street art with Athen and Arden last month. We both walked around with our Fuji XT-2s and zoom lenses. As is the usual outcome, we came back with different points of view on what we saw. Not sure one is better than the other, but show the range of perspectives between us. Here is what we saw.
The last time we were in San Francisco, we had a great sunset, and the next day we did one of our favorite walks – through Chinatown, along the Embarcadero, Fisherman’s Warf, up to Lombard Street and back through Little Italy. Here are some of our favorite photos. Continue reading →