Sometimes you do not need to travel very far to find a good subject for photography. This was in the back yard about 4 feet from the door. The light was right for a good image. The new class term starts on Aug 21st. You may sign up in the right side bar here on the site.
Do you own a digital camera but are so overwhelmed by all the bells, whistles, and buttons that you give up and leave it set on automatic? Would you like to be able to make excellent images instead of the average snapshots you get from the automatic settings? On the first night of one of my beginning classes, a student expressed the opinion that he took good photos. After 3 lessons the same student stated that he now realized what a good photo looked like and that his work was greatly improving. One of the primary reasons to take a photo class is to learn to appreciate and identify a quality image. This gives you a tangible goal to aim for. A second reason is to learn the technical information required to create a quality image. An excellent result is based on proper knowledge and correct application of photographic principles. A third reason is to receive feedback and support as you develop your photographic talents. A good instructor will guide you to create your best work. The last but not least is to HAVE FUN ! Enjoy and share your photos of family holidays, reunions, friends, your pets antics, vacations, and gorgeous sunsets. Start Learning Today!!
A run-off waterfalls along Rt 41 in West Virginia. A weekend outing to the "wilds" of W.Va. resulted in this image. It had been raining all weekend and was still raining as I stood under my umbrella to take this image. The constant rain had greatly contributed to the volume of water rolling over the falls. In high summer it does not look as good.
Fading sunlight illuminates the foliage at Metcalfe Bottoms near Gatlinburg in the Smoky mountains. A wonderful place to spend the afternoon on a day off. The recent fires did not touch this area and some of the leaves are still on the trees.