100 “No”s

100 “No”s

I started a new project this week – or rather I realized this week that I had already started a new project. The goal is to increase the visibility of my photography and find my audience. I call the project “100 ‘No’s”.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down a Random Road

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down a Random Road

Weekly Photo Challenge: This week, the theme is to: Photograph Down a Random Road. Maybe also find some colorful fall foliage along the way. Stay safe, but challenge yourself to explore a bit. This week strike out on a different path

Weekly Photo Challenge: Things in a Row

Weekly Photo Challenge: Things in a Row

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Things in a Row
This week, the theme is to photograph things in a row.

Once you start looking, you’ll see rows everywhere. Think chains, trains, and lines.

Explore rows of seats in a theatre, rows of people waiting for a show, rows of flowers waiting to be picked, rows of flags honoring veterans.

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: Nightlife

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nightlife

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nightlife
This week, it’s time to get off our respective sofas, turn off the TV, and head out after dark. If you’re not a natural night stalker, you might be surprised at how different everything at night.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Romance

Weekly Photo Challenge: Romance

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph romance. Romance is the photography theme this week – anyone in the mood for some love?

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. 

Creating WOW Sunset Photos

Creating WOW Sunset Photos

The light and color in the sky at sunrise and sunset can add a lot to your travel shots. In this post, I’ll talk about what goes into making that great sunrise or sunset photo – the type of photos that people love to like!

In this post, I’ll talk about the “wheres”, “whens”, and “hows” of taking quality sunrise and sunset photos.

My Place: From an Itinerant Photographer

My Place: From an Itinerant Photographer

This week over on The Daily Post, the photo prompt is Place in the World. Could a travel photography blogger ask for a better prompt!!?? But this is a deceptively difficult prompt. Do I choose the place that I’m from? The sweeping plains of the midwest United States with the vast skies and minimalist landscape? This is the place […]

Photographing the Everyday

Photographing the Everyday

Recently*, a podcast that I listen to fielded a question about staying photographically motivated. The question was – and I’m paraphrasing – “Help! I’m a photographer living in boring Nebraska. What can I possibly photograph?” The podcasters gave some advice, but I think there is more to say to this photographer who, like me, lives […]