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welcome to my blog

Welcome

Welcome to my blog! In this blog I hope to talk about some of my photos. Why I did what I did and my thought process while taking and processing the image. Along the way I’ll discuss photography techniques and processes, do some gear reviews, make some recommendations on a variety of topics and talk about whatever else captures my…

day and night

Day And Night

The two worlds of day and night can be both opportunities and challenges for a photographer. It often requires different techniques both in taking the shot and processing. Additionally, the transition period between day and night can add a third scenario to consider. Some scenes we are very familiar with all times of the day. For other scenes, seeing them…

columbus indiana

Columbus, Indiana

Columbus, Indiana is the quintessential small midwestern town. That is, except for one thing; the architecture. In 1991, the AIA (American Institute of Architects) rated Columbus sixth on its list of the top 10 American cities for architectural quality and innovation. It seems little Columbus is in the company of giants such as Chicago, New York and San Francisco. No…

familiarity breeds contempt

Familiarity Breeds Contempt

The old proverb, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” describes the concept of how often we find that the things we are most familiar with lose their allure, their ability to hold our attention, and, our perception of their value declines. This also applies to our perception of the area where we live in terms of its value of being something worth photographing.…

structural abstraction

Structural Abstraction

Structural Abstraction is an image that took a long time and unusual path to produce. While out taking another planned image in October, 2019, this composition caught my eye. I took several shots but none quite worked out like I hoped. Nonetheless, this composition stuck with me. I remained determined to try it again. “Again” turned out to be March,…