The Human Element (and Pink Birthday Cake)

All photos have a subject. Many photos incorporate the human element to draw the viewer's eye. If there is not human in the photo, the viewer will find a different subject. It may be a landscape feature such as a mountain, or even a color or a shape. When composing an image for a photo, … Continue reading The Human Element (and Pink Birthday Cake)

Backyard Fog

I snapped this photo one morning as I was leaving my house. The bare tree branches in the background are partially obscured by the fog, making it difficult to see how tall they really are. I hung the swing from the big Hackberry Tree not long after we moved in and my kids have enjoyed … Continue reading Backyard Fog

A Day at Fort Harrison

Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis is a great place to visit and relax. Even though it is somewhat close to the urbanization of Indianapolis, it offers a relatively quiet reprieve from the bustle of the city streets. I visited there recently to try to capture some of the spring colors as they were emerging. … Continue reading A Day at Fort Harrison

St. Kitts

My wife and I recently had an opportunity to take a vacation to St. Kitts. We left our cold, cloudy Indiana home and were whisked away to the Caribbean. The Island of St. Kitts (formally Saint Christopher Island) is part of the sovereign nation of St. Kitts and Nevis located in the West Indies. Both … Continue reading St. Kitts