12-09-13 Where I Want To Be

My friend Dennis Newman, who is an artist and an art/photography instructor, says that good art (including photographs) should invoke emotion. I heard him say that about a year ago and since then I have tested most of the photos I post here with this question: “What do I want my viewers to feel and…

12-02-13 Caribbean Shores

So today’s photo is a huge leap from what I’ve been posting the last couple days. Is there some plan that I have so that I can keep my viewers off balance? No. In fact, the number of views I get when I post kids goes way up. Today’s photo won’t get a third of…

11-05-13 The Golden Hour

The “golden hour” is generally defined as the hour of sunlight just before sunset. It is particularly conducive to natural light portraiture, though other things, including landscapes and cityscapes, look better in this light, too. I also think that there is a golden hour in the morning. But to catch it on a summer morning…