I love landscapes, although I rarely do justice to the beauty that captivates the natural eye. For this assignment, I chose several of my favorite landscape photographs to showcase, including a few that were used for previous Photo 101 themes. My first two photos were taken last summer (August 2015) in The Badlands National Park, South Dakota. … Continue reading Landscapes and Cropping (Day 15)
The Colorado Rockies provide the 'scale' of today's photos. Their massive frame drapes everything around them.
Humans experience time as a series of continuous moments, all strung together. One moment feeds the next and we don't notice where one ends and the other begins. What makes a photograph special is that it captures a single, unobserved moment before it disappears forever. This photograph was taken at Galveston Beach. It was April 20, 2013, late … Continue reading A Moment in Motion(Day 13)
I love black and white photography, and enjoy taking picture of architecture. Unfortunately, I had to resort to using existing photos but I found several that capture the theme of Architecture in Monochrome. I hope you enjoy them. This first photo is Pemaquid Point Lighthouse in Bristol Maine. This is actually the second Pemaquid Lighthouse, build in … Continue reading Architecture in Monochrome(Day 12)
Before last summer, I had never been to Nebraska. Frankly, I never wanted to go to Nebraska because I pictured it flat and boring with nothing to see. The only reason for visiting Nebraska (in my mind) was to check it off my 'Visit all 50 states' bucket list. As far as I was concerned, … Continue reading Warmth (Day 9)
You can see it for miles, looming in the distance. The day we visited Devil's Tower was cloudy and rainy, and the distant fog cast an eerie glow on the laccolith ahead. Compared to the trees, it doesn't seem so big. But once you get closer the sheer magnitude of it's size leaves you in awe. Are you … Continue reading Awesome Big (Day 7)