What is a Good Image

What is a Good Image

If you don’t like to read, the short answer, at least for me, is any image that produces an emotional response to your audience or supports your overall objective in a positive way.  There are all kinds of “good images” including lifestyle, documentary, portraits,...
10 Composition Tips

10 Composition Tips

I often profess that there are 4 ingredients to a compelling image in photography. 1. Subject 2. Composition 3. Light and 4. Color. They don’t need to be present in equal proportions but all great images contain these in varying amounts and proportions. Since...
Change Your Perspective

Change Your Perspective

In more ways than one… A few days ago, on a recent trip to New York  totally unrelated to photography I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to grab a few pics of what is arguably one of the most photographed places on the planet and rightfully so. I was with a group...
The Yin Yang of Light and Shadow

The Yin Yang of Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow “Photography is to write with light.” As photographers we devote so much time and discussion to the subject of light that it’s easy to misunderstand or to get too caught up with its emphasis. Many photographers often interpret the focus on light in...

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