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Don’t Let Them Steal

I feel compelled to write a response to what some fellow photographers are saying about infringement.  I respect many of these guys and gals, so please don’t take what I am saying as any kind of criticism about their work. David duChemin recently posted an article entitled “Let them Steal” that I find myself having […]

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Taking Away the Magic

Today, Petapixel featured a story concerning the somewhat muted controversy about National Geographic choosing an image of a tiger taken in a zoo for the winner of the “Nature” category. In the Twitterverse and elsewhere, opinions have ranged from white-hot fury, to an understanding of why the image was chosen. Bravo to the winner for […]

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Winter is the Best Time for Photography

Everyone has their own opinion about what season the best photos are taken in. In my own belief, I think Winter is ideal for a number of reasons. Cold, clear nights allow for effective astrophotography, wildlife stands out more in its natural environment, and patterns in the snow or ice make for interesting viewing at […]