Composition Considerations at Nugget Point

One of the stops we wanted to make during our most recent trip to the South Island of New Zealand was the lighthouse at Nugget Point. The weather cooperated, starting out a bit dark and menacing, then turning partially sunny. This article features a small selection of photographs, and discusses some composition considerations I took into account while photographing at Nugget Point. Continue reading Composition Considerations at Nugget Point

Reader Input on a Potential eBook on Post Processing Requested

Let me begin this article by thanking each and every reader for the comments that you have posted over the past number of years on this photography blog – your input and comments are always appreciated! If it’s not too much trouble I would really appreciate feedback from as many of you as possible on the potential of me creating an eBook on post processing.  Continue reading Reader Input on a Potential eBook on Post Processing Requested

Sea Lions at Waipapa Point, New Zealand

Sometimes an impromptu exploration can lead to an unexpected reward. Such was the case when my wife suggested that we leave the main coastal road to photograph a small lighthouse along the southern coast of the South Island in New Zealand. What we discovered were some sea lions at Waipapa Point, giving us the opportunity to get up close and personal! Continue reading Sea Lions at Waipapa Point, New Zealand

Get Ready for Less Selection and Higher Prices

For the first nine months last year the camera market was showing some signs of modest growth. This led to some optimism that the worst was over and that the camera makers could begin to move forward with some market stability on the horizon. Over the past 5 months this trend has stalled and now some signs of camera market erosion are once again evident. Should this negative trend continue it appears prudent that we should prepare ourselves for less selection and higher prices when it comes to camera gear. Continue reading Get Ready for Less Selection and Higher Prices

Mother and Pup at Surat Bay

This short article features some images of a New Zealand fur seal and its pup, captured hand-held at Surat Bay New Zealand during our month-long March 2018 field trip. While I did photograph a few other specimen that were on this same stretch of beach, this mother and pup at Surat Bay were one of the highlights of our trip. Continue reading Mother and Pup at Surat Bay