Dedicated to those who love capturing precious moments and telling stories through visuals, LearnPhoto seeks to share ideas and techniques to help take your photographic effort to the next level. Here we will discuss thoughts on photography and observing the world with examples and discussion about how to solve photographic problems. LearnPhoto addresses the technical aspects of photography and explorers the benefit of nurturing our artistic response to the events and scenes we encounter.
It is a simple pleasure to discover art in our immediate surroundings. Learning to see pattern, design and action in our everyday experience adds interest to life. The pursuit of photographs is a wonderful way to tune into these observations and refine what we see into something beautiful.
After spending 20 years in the newspaper industry, my photojournalism has turned to a more personal approach to the things in life that capture my attention.
The Gentle approach
An early start provides an opportunity to join this Wandering Tattler probing in the rocks and flipping stones in search its morning meal. To get photos like these it is important to spend the time necessary to gain trust by observing from a distance. This also gives a chance to see the bird’s behavior and …
Juvenile Annas Hummingbirds
Young hummingbirds, fresh out of the nest, provide some predictability on where you may find a good action shot. Atleast for a few days, mamma hummingbird will return often to feed the young birds while they learn to fend for themselves. The juvenile hummers can move around, but they generally don’t venture too far while …
Birds are elegant creatures and interesting to photograph in their own right. Capturing expressions of their behavior elevates your images from a thing of beauty to one that also shares information about a species and its relationship to the environment. While taking portraits of a bird watching for and trying to document its survival strategies …