My Southwest Airlines route to Salt Lake City for Outdoor Retailer routed me first through Phoenix, so the flight to Salt Lake City passed directly over the Grand Canyon. It was also late evening, so I had excellent light. How…
Best parts of this shot are subtle: the browns where the morning sun comes through and lights up certain areas near the fence in the foreground.
Most definitely would’ve benefited from a better camera here to capture more dynamic range. Incidentally, all the shots I’ve uploaded this week have been straight from iPhoto to Flickr with no post-processing beyond cropping. Click for the others I’ve posted.
Tuesday dawned way, way muggy at Tanglewood Park. A light, pillowy layer of fog was rising from the moment I left the front door and I had a sneaking suspicion it might yield an interesting shot or two.
If you’ve taken a shot you really liked lately, post a link in the comments so the rest of us can check it out.
Tanglewood is the park near our place. Lately I’ve been challenging myself to find interesting snapshots there — I feel like this one qualifies. One frustration out outdoor photography on this side of the U.S. is we never get that sublime blue sky of the West that is so perfect it even looks great in black and white. We get a lot of haze and a lot days where the sky just isn’t much help.
However, I’m finding that the early morning sun gives the haze a certain shimmer it never has the rest of day. So, better pictures.
Got any tips for shooting a sunrise? Share with the class, please.
It’s not about the camera. It’s how you use it. Waiting for the right light, shooting only memorable scenes, avoiding shutter-induced blur, cropping and editing the best images you bring home. A lot of people assume I use a fancy…
From a hike to Hawksbill at the Linville Gorge Wilderness. Write-up here.
Partly cloudy skies over Clingman’s Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, July 2010 From “Quick Trip to Clingman’s Dome.” (Got a pic you’d like to nominate for Pic of the Day? Drop me an e-mail) Need more pictorial prettiness? Check…