Finding a Hero for Your Composition

"A vivid thought brings the power to paint it, and in proportion to the depth of its source, is the force of its projection." Ralph Waldo Emerson I was not thrilled to go to the Morton Arboretum for the umpteenth time.  It was NOT spring, and it was NOT fall.  With all green everything, I … Continue reading Finding a Hero for Your Composition

Saints Volodymyr and Olha Church

Saints Volodymyr and Olha Church is a beautiful church in Chicago's Ukranian Village.  I was allowed to photograph from the choir loft.  I wanted to create a composition that would capture the dramatic curve of the choir loft railing and still include the beautiful view of the church windows, arches, and a huge radiant chandelier. … Continue reading Saints Volodymyr and Olha Church

Rock Legends

On a recent trip to Lake Powell, Arizona/Utah, I was hiking and looking for a photographic composition to capture my wonder at this place.  And I saw these two rocks holding hands on a great smooth rock.  I took the shot and have wondered why I so much like to photograph rocks. Being of Capricorn … Continue reading Rock Legends