Weekly Photo Challenge: Repeating Patterns

Weekly Photo Challenge: Repeating Patterns

This week’s photo challenge is a compositional etude. Photograph Repeating Patterns
I worked on this compositional technique a lot when I first started trying to improve my photography skills. My eye will see repeating patterns, but only if the are really obvious. Once I started looking for repeating patterns, though they seem to be everywhere!

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 2

India Travelogue: Delhi Part 2

Today, we had a full introduction to the ways – and traffic patterns – of India. We made our way, fairly slowly as we were often part of the weaving traffic pattern, towards the Jama Mosque….

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Color Red
Whether you focus on nature, architecture, or street, I hope I have you seeing red this week!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows within Windows

Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows within Windows

The challenge this week isn’t just to photograph windows –
This week, the challenge is to photograph windows within windows.

To Compete or Not to Compete: A Photographer’s Dilemma

To Compete or Not to Compete: A Photographer’s Dilemma

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I’ll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you’re really enjoying the experience of photography.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph layers
Photographing layers this week initially gets me thinking macro – getting in close and really looking at the individual layers that makeup the whole. 

A Highway Runs Through It: Driving I-70

A Highway Runs Through It: Driving I-70

In this post, I’ll review some of my favorite stops along I-70, but I also hope to inspire those of you making long road trips this summer to stop, detour, and generally enjoy the ride – Making the journey part of the destination.

Destination: College

Destination: College

Architecture photographers especially may find college campuses to be a great place to visit. Architecture on college campuses ranges from basic utilitarian to olde worlde Europe to modern — sometimes all on the same campus or even the same building! Older universities mix modern with traditional so especially look for interesting juxtapositions. Interesting things happen on college campuses, so if you have your street photography shoes on, you might find an interesting photograph or two. This post talks about the ins-and-outs of touring and photographing on college campuses.

A Day at the Museum

A Day at the Museum

Visiting museums is often a part of the tourist experience – even if I’m only traveling down the road a bit. This article is about photographing in museums and other artistic spaces – making photographic art from the art of others.

Mission Missions: A Trip to San Antonio

Mission Missions: A Trip to San Antonio

I’m in San Antonio – again. My mission – should I chose to accept it – is be to photograph the missions of San Antonio.

Italian Ceiling

Italian Ceiling

Until I started organizing my back catalog of photos onto Flickr, I don’t think I fully appreciated how much of an outdoor photographer I really am. This shot is a (very) rare exception of shot taken indoors. Until recently, I was a tourist photographer. I took photos when I traveled, but rarely took out the […]