Melting Giants Final Image

The Story Behind “Melting Giants”

In 2015 I was photographing in Nova Scotia when someone told me that Newfoundland to the north had icebergs. I have ...
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Townsend, TN. Great Smoky Mountain National Park

The “Five-Stop Effect”

Townsend, TN. Great Smoky Mountain National Park. If you have thumbed through the pages of a photo magazine recently, chances ...
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Susnet From Fremont Peak

Is there a perfect aperture for landscape photography?

The sun sets into Pacific Ocean fog as seen from Fremont Peak State Park, elevation 3,169 feet, Gabilan Mountain Range, ...
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Photo by Vinny Colucci

Using the reverse graduated neutral density filter

I’m a firm believer that if you do as much as possible in the camera when you capture an image, ...
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Owner/Photographer Kate Silvia Photography, LLC

Jump into infrared… without the commitment

 Are you intrigued by infrared photography? Those etherial images where green trees turn white as if draped in snow, and ...
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Mountains in the Distance over a lake

Random thoughts….

Ramblings from the White Mountains Just wrapped up a photography/camping trip to the White Mountains of New Hampshire – and ...
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Silver Falls in Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area in Oregon

“All-in-camera, old school photography” with digital cameras, Part 3

In this third installment, I’d like to drill down further into the “Digital Rolls of Film” process that I rely on, ...
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Creek runoff into Lake with Mountains in the backround

Some tips and techniques from the “Last Frontier”

Editor’s note: We are pleased to welcome Jeff Schultz to our blog. Jeff has lived in Alaska for close to ...
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Black and White Photo of a Canyon

When the great becomes commonplace

I remember years ago, after submitting images for an article, a phone call from my editor. “Please… no more slot canyon ...
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Picture of Mountains with Clouds in the Sky

Polarizers, how they work, when and how to use them…

Editor’s note: This is an updated article on polarization that E.J. originally wrote for the Singh-Ray blog several years ago ...
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Sunflowers in the foreground while Sunsetting in the Backround

Tips For Better Wildflower Images – Part 2

Lupine and Balsamroot against setting sun, Columbia State Park, Dalles Mountain Ranch, Washington. Sony a7R, Sony/Zeiss 16-35mm, f/22, 1/8th, Auto ...
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Wildflowers in front of a Fence with a Sunset in the Backround

Tips For Better Wildflower Images – Part 1

Editor’s note: It’s flower time in many parts of the world now, so we thought these tips from Don Smith ...
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Photo of a running stream with trees in the backround

Capturing the image you envision

Photographers now have more powerful tools available to them than ever before. Exciting new sensor technologies already up to 50+ ...
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Photo of the Taj Mahal shrouded in clouds

Capturing a special moment at the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal was built in 1631 by Shah Jahan, as a testament to the love he felt for his ...
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