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Monthly Archives: December 2008

When I was a child, playground equipment was simple:  swings, slide, teeter-totter, and merry-go-round.  Like most little boys, I played hard on this basic equipment, swinging higher and pushing the merry-go-round so fast that I nearly got sick. Fast forward half-a-century.  I now travel with my cameras, seeking emotional connections with the landscapes, small towns, and natural details of America.  When I saw this playground in the forest, I was camping at… Read More

The biggest advantage of digital photography is that I can often abandon the tripod and be more free and spontaneous in the field.  For serious nature photography, film demanded the use of a tripod because of its slow speed (low ISO or ASA).  But with a good professional digital camera, I can raise the ISO to 400 or 800 and still get a sharp, richly saturated image. This allows me to go… Read More