Masterclass :: Mastering Composition

Assignment: Composition on Location "Imagine that a magazine or website has asked you to illustrate a feature on the techniques of composition and choose a famous landmark as you main subject.  Use every trick in the book to produce an unusual interpretation of a well-known local feature." -- from Digital Photography Masterclass by Tom Ang … Continue reading Masterclass :: Mastering Composition

Garfield Park Conservatory :: Composition in Nature

To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravity before going for a walk.  Such rules and laws are deduced from the accomplished fact; they are the product of reflection... Edward Weston Composition in photography is a big topic. Just what is "good" composition?  Can … Continue reading Garfield Park Conservatory :: Composition in Nature

Masterclass :: Wildlife Photography

As a Chicago-based fine art landscape and architectural photographer, I'm used to photographing things that stand still, or at most move no more quickly than the sun or the clouds. Photographing eagles in flight is a different experience!