First an announcement: If you’re here because you didn’t get an email from the blog this week, please see the very last bullet at the bottom of this post. And for those interested, you can read much more about other blog tech details / status / news following the Merritt Island photo update. Merritt Island … Continue reading Merritt Island & Blog Status
While technically outside of the Central Florida Photo Ops area, this week’s post comes to you from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center down in Juno Beach, FL. The Center is a turtley awesome 12,000 square foot non-profit education and ocean conservation facility with a veterinary hospital, exhibit, outdoor classroom, research lab, resource center, and – my favorite – a really … Continue reading TURTLEy Awesome Adventure
If you want to get better at photography, you can find a lot of free advice on the inter webs. Buy a new camera or lens, use new software, travel to an exotic location, take a workshop or a course, read books, study the masters, etc. etc.
My free advice isn’t any of the above and it won’t cost you as much money as some of those things will. And I don’t see it come up very often on line. Take my advice and not only will you learn new things – you’ll be exposed to different genres of photography, and you’ll be able to practice what you’ve been exposed to. What’s the secret?
For the past week or so, my photographic pursuits seem to be in slow motion. Creating photos is difficult. Friction and frustration are up and harmony and flow are down.
The end of the year is a good time to review results and contemplate how to improve any endeavor, and photography is no exception. I’ve been putting together these “Favorite photos of the year” posts since 2009.
… it’s a good reminder for each of us to take time to review results and contemplate how to improve our photography. And also to put together an annual “Favorite photos of the year” post.
We can’t all live in Yellowstone or Yosemite. But we all live somewhere and there are pretty places where we live. Get to know your area and be persistent. Re-visit locations at different times, on different days, in different seasons, and in different weather. You’ll get some photos that a visitor will have to be very lucky to get. As Stephen Stills said: “Love the one you’re with”.
Introduction Welcome to Central Florida Photo Ops – a great place to find out about photography in our area! I’m a photographer living in Central Florida. My main photography interests are nature / wildlife. I enjoy writing about places around here that I’ve visited and photographed. In addition to sharing my experiences, I try to make … Continue reading Contents
Harry Potter fans can’t go wrong in this point and shoot paradise.
I can only imagine the hardships and horror that he and others endured. I wonder if that is at least partly what drove him to become a man of peace for the rest of his life. Sadly, Fr. Ed passed away earlier this year, not long after we visited him. We’ll always remember him too.