Category Archives: Photos

What is Chiaroscuro?

Chiaroscuro (key-ar-oh-skoo-roh) is a classic technique for giving visual depth to a two-dimensional image. Mikko Reinikainen has on his Flikr page a wonderful, concise description that sums up this technique, using a 30º grid spot to illustrate. Like this:Like Loading…

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Using Graduated Filters in LightRoom

Quick tutorial on using the graduated filters in LightRoom by David Terry.   Like this:Like Loading…

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Diffraction and Photography

Sometimes shooting at high f-stops causes pictures to become softer. This is why. Continue reading

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Frosty Tree

Utah, Winter 2009 Like this:Like Loading…

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A Little Gluttony

This is a blueberry hamster. They can really pack away food in a hurry. Like this:Like Loading…

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Sunrise

Sunrise from a camping trip. Summer 2008. Like this:Like Loading…

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Fast Food

This sharp-shinned hawk has been visiting our bird feeders on occasion. They eat smaller birds, and a busy bird feeder seems to be an attractive place to hang out. Of course, when this bad boy visits, the flocks of wild … Continue reading

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