Merritt Island & Blog Status

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

TURTLEy Awesome Adventure

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

One way to improve your photography

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?

Persistence – Orlando Wetlands Park, 7/13/12

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”.

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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