Posts Tagged ‘iphone 4’

HDR. Is it a special effect?

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I have many friends who poo poo the idea of HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography? “It’s not real.” “It doesn’t look real.” So, what is real? We all process information differently, even colors mean something different to each one of use when viewed with our eyes (and brain). Our eyes alone don’t process color, it […]


My Nature Photography Day Shoot

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To celebrate Nature Photography Day, I initially was going to Colditz Cove on the Cumberland Plateau. Then I realized that I had plenty of subjects in my own front yard in our wildflower garden. So, about 630am, I proceeded down the steps with a 200 Micro lens, Nikon D4 and my tripod. At first, I […]


How to Paint with Light

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Photography derives its name from the “painting with light”. But the term light painting has come to mean using external sources of light (flashlight, candle, etc) to paint in light on a subject at night. The method I use in Light Painting requires a flashlight and some way to color the light. First, choose a […]


Weather and Lightning Safety Outdoors (Hoping for a safe Friday the 13th for everyone!)

I’m writing this for all those outdoor photographers out there who want more information about weather and safety while we are out shooting. But much of this applies to anyone who ventures outside during possible inclement weather. As outdoor photographers (this might even include portrait or wedding or commercial photographers when they are outside), we […]


iPhone for Scouting

iPhone for scouting I have always carried my phone with me when shooting, Especially when hiking. I really don’t want to be one of those people who call 911 when I run out of water or get lost, but if something bad happens when I am alone, I will use it to facilitate a rescue. […]