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Photography Composition Cheat Sheet

One of the first compositional guidelines most photographers learn is the ubiquitous “Rule of Thirds”. This principle suggests that an image should be imagined divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections […]

Photographing Fog

Fog is a frequent companion on the California coast. While this puts local sunset loving photographers at a distinct disadvantage, for those willing to embrace the damp and drizzle, it can be otherworldly. Fog has a way of transforming the most mundane locations into scenes of deep mystery. Dense fog shortens the visible distance and […]

An alternative to full size prints.

“The print is the photograph’s rightful inheritance.” – Charlie Waite It’s easy to forget that not all that long ago the only way to enjoy your photography (or anyone else’s) was to see it printed. When I started my photography hobby over three decades ago, it was a somewhat costly and laborious process to take […]