Family photographs

Taking photos is a great way to document your family’s history and legacy. It is enjoyable to have a wide variety of photographs that run the gamut from serious and formal to silly and informal. It doesn’t take long to take a photograph, and with kids, adults, and even pets growing, changing, and constantly moving […]

Color Composition

Successful color photography means learning to use color as a compositional tool-as a form of visual communication in it’s own right- rather than just reproducing a scene or subject that happens to be in color. The importance of color Color is far from being merely coincidental, any more than is the surface texture of a subject […]

A Photographer On A Budget : Buying A Lens


As a photographer on a budget I’am always’ on the lookout for a good deal on equipment. I found an excellent value in the Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens. This is very versatile lens. Take photos of close-up or a little distance. Small and light enough to carry anywhere. Ultra-compact 3x zoom […]

Understanding Close-up Photography

Close-up photography once required specialized equipment, but with digital cameras the game has changed. Not only are we able to focus with the lens nearly touching the subject, the use  of LCD screens giving a (TTL) “Through-the-lens” view allows  all but the simplest models to focus close up. Close-up photography needs more attention, care and […]

Annie Leibovitz An Artist’s Biography

Photographer Annie Leibovitz was born October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut. Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz, in 1970 she took a job at Rolling Stone magazine, after living briefly on an Israeli kibbutz. Annie Leibovitz has captured some of the most enduring images of modern time. The American portrait photographer is known as one of the world’s leading entertainment photographers. In […]