The old-fashioned simplicity of this rose appeals to me. I found this native rose growing in the prairie about 10 minutes from my house. Below is a painting of Carolina (pasture) rose by Mary E. Eaton from a 1917 issue of National Geographic.
Beautiful subjects like orchids don’t always make beautiful pictures. It is easy to be so distracted by the flower that the picture fails. I try to visualize the print as I look through the viewfinder.
When working with artwork for healthcare, try to choose images that will comfort rather than a challenge as seen in the veins of these Hosta leaves which create a simple but pleasing pattern. Here I played with some backlighting to add interest. This image can be enlarged up to 20 feet!
Most often in photography, the impact of an image is dominated by the lines, colors & forms of what is being photographed. Another technique that can be very effective is emphasizing what ISN’T in the image. The photograph above (which will be available in our upcoming June website update) illustrates this emphasis on negative space.… Read More
Dogwoods are some of the most popular images. It’s truly a charismatic tree, possibly because of the pure white bracts, or the fact that they are the harbinger of spring in full force. There’s something celebratory about seeing those white blossoms under the forest canopy. Here are some interesting facts about dogwood trees: – Originally… Read More