Category Archives: Art/Scenic

‘Tis the Season – Wreaths Across America – Arlington

View from the hill, looking over Arlington and Washington DC Saturday, Dec 15, 2017, I tried to attend the annual wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.  The goal was photography of the volunteers as they did their bit for service at this holiday season to those who have given everything for our nation.  Visions of...

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Photography – Controlling the Light

In the interest of keeping control of the light and being able to use shallow depth of field in bright sun, I updated my neutral density filters this week, as inspired by Lee Filters, and then set about experimenting a little. Not having a model handy, but wanting to play, I took the ND16 (4...

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Maryland Farm Life in Danger?

This is, quite literally, the view across the road from where I live. It is so wholly Americana, surrounded as it is by enormous fields and accessed by a lane at least 100 yards long, that it’s difficult to imagine that its up for sale for commercial development. Directly across the road from the farm...

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Beauty is still the “why” of it

A recent assignment required some roses, half a dozen each of red and white.  In this case each one was hand chosen for it’s beauty.  After photographing them for the ad, I did a few fun, for me.  Because they’re beautiful. I got into this business of photography because I liked creating images of what...

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