Over looking the Shenandoah Valley, this pine tree has found a spot in the rocks to put down it"s roots and has been waiting for years for this guy to come by and take it"s picture.
Made my day!
This is a great video tutorial about about back button focusing on a Nikon that you need to check out, I've been using it for some time on my Canon 7D, but Canon has a advantage that it allows you to set up so both your shutter button and your back button work simultaneously . giving you the best of both worlds.
Check Steve Perry info and video out......
Many photographers, me included, focus by half pressing on shutter release. Then we re-compose. Then we complete the press.
Photographer Steve Perry shares a great improvement to your workflow by decoupling the autofocus button from the shutter release, and relocating it to button on the back of the camera.
This decoupling allows for several great benefits:
What do you think, does this image work or not?
Everybody generally shoots with the subject looking at you,or in the middle of the frame. But rules were meant to be broken, especially by an old guy whoo doesn't like the rules.
I like it for two reasons, first, it draws you in to decipher what it is, second it's different from everybody else.
I just watched an hour and a half video with the number one bird photographer in the country, Arthur Morris. And he didn't have anything like it.
So what do you think, trashcan or put on the wall?
After research and designing my own camera bean bag, plus countless hours of layout cutting and sewing plus stuffing with Styrofoam peanuts to find out it doesn't work all that well- then I find a .50 cent "SQUSH" pillow at a garage sale(the one on the left) that works great and I can use for a nap as well.
Will sell the green one for $50 bucks if anybody's interested----didn't think so.
TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT!!!
FROM MY "NOT SO FINE ART CATEGORY"-BUT JUST FUN STUFF.
Took this shot on Hilton Head Beach recently and thought it was cool, being what looked like a 50's bike with all the accessories.
He even had a tag from Atlantic City and one from Chicago on his basket-long distance rider.
Another Icon shot from Hilton Head, but it's a new old boat.
Have to remind myself to use the IPhone, when I'm carrying the DSLR.
The best camera to use, are all of the one's you have with you.
A rare find at the farmers market today to find a fifth generation Sweet Grass Basketweaver right here in Aiken, SC, need to go by and check her out- Sarah Hott.
More photos to follow on FB, and Aiken Standard.
The 10th annual Juried Photo Exhibition at the "Mack" in McCormick South Carolina for the month of July 2013
Check it out!
This is conventional post processing in Photoshop, it's a good shot but I just can't decide between the two which one I like.
This is the Bunker Hill covered bridge in North Carolina, one of two left in the state. Just a short distance off of Interstate 40 heading east from Asheville.
I only shoot what my Mind's Eye sees