Way back 100 years ago, when I was taking photos with an entirely manual camera with film, every shot I took was carefully composed.  Since I was doing the focusing myself and the lens wasn't jumping around because I was too lazy to switch to manual focus, my subject matter could easily appear anywhere in the shot....more

Every Picture Has a Story: Composing Beautiful Photographs

A successful photo is one that evokes interest and compels the eye to linger awhile. It tells a story.However, what we see with our eyes and what we capture with our camera are often two separate things. The problem is, while our eyes see the world around us in 3-D, photographs are two-dimensional - just one reason why they often fall short of the image we hoped to capture and share....more
I hear you.  On a recent vacation my little one was digging for dinosaur bones with a group of ...more