Exploring West Virginia: What NOT to Do!

Exploring West Virginia: What NOT to Do!
Do you relish stress? Or would you prefer to steer clear of unnecessary problems? Learn from my mistake…never cross a point of no return if you don’t know what’s beyond it! Here’s a story of what happened when I did, and the lessons I learned from it… Behind the Scenes Insights I’d say the idea of following Google... Read More »

How I Use a Wal-Mart Tripod!

How I Use a Wal-Mart Tripod!
Not all tripods are created equal. So what can you expect in a tripod if you can’t afford a durable, name-brand one? After accidentally leaving my quality, Manfrotto carbon fiber tripod at home on a recent, multi-day photo excursion last week, I started learning what it was like to use a less-than-perfect tripod!... Read More »

I Couldn’t Find a Good Overlook….

I Couldn’t Find a Good Overlook….
….so here’s what I decided to do!   Behind the Scenes Insights A fellow from church first told me about 5 Points. He knew I liked photography so when I asked if he could recommend of any nice places around to take pictures, he said I might like this spot. A few days later, in a conversation completely unrelated to... Read More »

Directing the Eye Using Overexposure

Directing the Eye Using Overexposure
Here’s some real-world composition for ya! I wasn’t planning on creating this video, but because finding, composing and tweaking this shot turned out to be so “textbook perfect”, I couldn’t help but step back and quickly explain how it came together.     Behind the Scenes Insights •  I didn’t go out that morning to... Read More »

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