Composition

March 4, 2011

I just found this photo over at the PhotoTuts blog where it was being used to demonstrate the effects of a Photoshop Action. Photoshop Actions are a subject for a different day. Here I want to take a closer look at the composition of the image, and how it is compelling even though it breaks […]

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Local fine art photographer Steve Berger will join us at the Feb. 10 Learning Center Meeting. He will share some favorite photos as he talks about his Zen of capturing images. This a members only meeting, so if you haven’t joined, don’t delay! After Steve’s presentation, the topic of the evening will be composition. We’ll […]

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Minimalism-Take 2

October 9, 2010

Last week I posted a link to some fabulous minimalist photos, and we discussed them in the Wednesday evening class. What a great inspiration those sample photos were! This week I challenged the class to find their own minimalist subject, and in order to lead by example, I looked for one myself.  What could be […]

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When I started in photography, a mentor gave me a mantra: Define the subject. Bring attention to it. Simplify. What great advice! So many potentially great photos fall short because they fail to address those three compositional essentials. I have found that an exercise in minimalism helps to hone composition skills because by its very […]

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As we begin the summer fun season, there is no doubt that many photographs will be captured at the countless celebrations, parties, and scenic vistas we will encounter. As a photographer myself, I view many wonderful images, and also many nice images that would be wonderful if the photographer had taken a moment to check […]

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