Weekly Photo Challenge: Eyes

This week's photo challenge is a focus etude -- Photograph Eyes. One exercise in the Focus section of my book 32 Photo Etudes is to focus on eyes. Whether you like to photograph people or animals, capturing the eyes are key. Our eyes go directly to any eyes in a photo, so it's important to practice getting a sharp focus where it counts.

India Travelogue: Allahabad

For the next few weeks, I'm posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India - my first on the sub-continent. We set off today on our 2nd railway journey in India, from Agra to Allahabad (or as it's known now, Prayagraj). Allahabad isn't really on the tourist map, we went there because that's where my husband was born.

India Travelogue: Delhi to Jaipur

For the next few weeks, I'm posting a travelogue about my recent trip to India - my first on the sub-continent. We've had some time in Delhi and our last is a travel day – our first journey by the legendary India Rail – but before we left the city, we had a bit more of the old city to explore before moving onto Jaipur.

Preparing for an Epic Trip

I’m heading out this week for a very exciting trip. Truth be told I’m a little nervous. I’ve done a lot of traveling but this is an adventure a little outside of my comfort zone. But the trip is about photography so these are the things I'm doing right now to prepare to make great photographs on my trip.

Finding your Best: Curating you Photo Collection

Artistic Graffiti and; Bike

Overcoming Stress and Leading a Well-Balanced Life I'd like to introduce you to a symbol that changed my life and forms the basis of my life's philosophy. The symbol is that of a cairn. I've gathered my thoughts together as an ebook

Weekly Photo Challenge: Four-legged Friends

I just returned from a week of photographing wild* horses in Missouri Ozarks - yes, there are! - so as I was standing in a field for four hours yesterday I decided that this week the theme is to:

Photograph Four-legged Friends

It doesn't matter if you're photographing domestically or in the wild....