As photographers it can challenging at times bringing inspiration to life. This article shares a selection of images captured during our trip to Italy in the fall of 2019, as well as sharing some approaches used with these photographs.
As a photographer, there is nothing more important than being able to reveal your photographic soul through your images. Sometimes we get caught up in quite meaningless aspects of photography. The amount of money we spend on camera gear. The size of the sensors in our cameras. Our choice of lenses. The software programs we use in post. Comparisons of trivial differences between pieces of kit. While these things may help us create our images, they are not integral parts of our photographic soul.
This article shares a small collection of Doolin harbour (Ireland) compositions and discusses some typical photographic challenges that can arise at rocky, seaside locations.
This article discusses macro plant composition techniques. All of the macro photographs in this posting were captured one-handed using an Olympus OM-D E-M1X with an M.Zuiko 60 mm f/2.8 macro lens.
Photographing abandoned buildings is one of those opportunities that can present itself unexpectedly. When travelling in Ireland these opportunities abound. This short article shares a small selection of photographs and discusses some of the things that can be considered when photographing abandoned buildings.
This somewhat detailed article discusses some of the considerations when composing with wire fences, and provides some sample photographs.
For those of us who enjoy flower photography, remembering that less can be more is an important composition concept. The images in this article were captured during my Olympus Pro Loaner test period back in June 2019, using an M.Zuiko PRO 40-150 mm f/2.8 zoom lens.
This article discusses Glenveagh Castle composition options. A few different subjects and scenes at Glenveagh Castle were selected to illustrate how ‘working a scene’ can produce a range of different compositions.
Mussenden Temple is one of the most photographed monuments in Northern Ireland. It was built in 1783 by Frederick Hervey, the Fourth Earl of Bristol. The structure was designed as a library and built for the Earl’s niece, Frideswide Bruce. Mussenden Temple became her memorial when she died in 1785.
This article shares a selection of handheld images captured with Nikon 1 gear at Keem Bay Ireland. It discusses various composition considerations. In the spirit of sharing and learning, I included a few compositions that didn’t work out nearly as well as I had hoped.