Monthly Archives: May 2011

Shooting Ideas: Don’t make the background distracting (3)

We have talked about the stuff sticking out your heads or making the subject look silly, we have talked about distracting light in the background.  Don’t get me wrong, this could all be used as an artistic expression and some of you will make this argument – fine.  But don’t put crap together and plead […]

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Shooting Ideas: Don’t make the background distracting (2)

When taking a picture very few people go to an open field to take their pictures.  More often then not, the conversation goes like: “Hey stand over here by that tree – that is a nice shady spot”, or “Let’s have a few pictures taken on the porch with the backyard as a background” All […]

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The joys of traveling

Back in my single days I had high hopes about international travel. Traveling alone I always used to dress smartly in the hopes of being picked for an upgrade to business class.  Most of the time all I got was strange looks when I sat in my seat all squashed in a suit.  People did […]

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Why?

Why do I take pictures? Because I have a vivid imagination – and with pictures my recollection is vivid too. Love the idea of coming across an old photograph of someone I care about and the emotions it stirs in me. I want the same for you. That’s why!

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