Do you turn green with envy at the photos you see posted in Instragram, Facebook, Pinterest and other social media sites? You may find yourself wishing you could join your friends in their exotic locales, or dream of just the right mixture of light, location and subject. Some of those images may indeed be legit, […]

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May Assignment: Time Waits for No One I promised I would take us out of our comfort zones, and the May assignment will do just that. We have been focusing on visual themes, from composition to exposure techniques. This time we will work on interpretation. The definition of Timeless, according to Dictionary.com: adjective 1. without beginning or end; eternal; everlasting. 2. referring or restricted to no particular time : the timeless beauty of great music. […]

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April Assignment: High/Low Perspectives Really Change the View

April 9, 2017

The point of “mindful” photography, is to present a subject in a way that the average person may not ever see it, or consider viewing it. It’s the lazy photographer who stands in front of a subject, living or inanimate, and just snaps the shutter from eye level. It’s a challenge to create a compelling […]

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Reminder! This Week! Light Painters Meeting is April 13th

April 9, 2017

Happy New Year Light Painters! As the veteran members know, April begins our new membership year, and I am both grateful and excited to see so many returning members along with a few new faces, too. I hope you all enjoy as much as I do the community we have become. In the coming year, […]

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Eye Candy For Photographers – Beautiful Bokeh

June 10, 2015

http://www.thephotoargus.com/40-beautiful-examples-of-bokeh-photography/

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The Eloquent Ansel

March 22, 2015

Post by Aperture Foundation.

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Capturing Moving Water

September 20, 2014

The Photo Assignment for the October 2014 Light Painters Meeting is “Moving Water.”  This theme/subject gives us a chance to stretch our slow shutter speed muscles.  It also allows us  to practice the fast shutter speed technique to freeze the motion, but most cameras will do that automatically, anyway. It is quite possible to convey […]

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Subtle Cues to Movement in Still Photos–It’s a Feeling You Can See

June 1, 2014

I came across this item from Moose Peterson, one my favorite wildlife photogs, and I just had to share it. Moose talks about how capturing a shorebird at the “decisive moment” will show movement without blur, by capturing the foot of the bird as it takes a step. This will raise your viewer response exponentially–and […]

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April Photowalk Reminder – Orient State Park Photowalk – 9 AM, Sunday, May 4

May 2, 2014

Hello Light Painters! It’s time for a friendly reminder that our April photowalk is scheduled for Sunday, May 4th at Orient State Park, and yes the weather will be fine. At least that’s what my weather hero Bill Evans of Channel 7 is saying. Rain will be later in the day, if it comes. This […]

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Light Painters May Meeting next Thursday

May 2, 2014

My oh my, how time does fly! It’s also time for our May monthly meeting! I’m sure most of you have marked your calendars, but in case time has gotten away from you too, please consider this a friendly reminder that we will be meeting next week, on May 8th starting at 6pm. And, in […]

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