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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

  Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico is one of the premiere wild-bird locations in North America. Late every fall bird watchers, photographers and wildlife lovers come from all over the world to view thousands and thousands of ducks, Sandhill Cranes and Snowgeese who are in the midst of their winter… Continue reading Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Landscape Photo Technique

Photographic Composition, Part 1

This is part one of a four part article on photographic composition.     All the pictures in this article illustrate some of the most basic principles of photographic composition.  They all illustrate a few basic principles of composition:  all the pictures are simple images without distracting clutter. They are all about one easily discernible subject.… Continue reading Photographic Composition, Part 1

Landscape Photo Technique

Photographic Composition, Part 3

Using foreground as a composition tool. This is part three of a four part article on photographic composition. Here is part one and part two of the photo composition article.   9926, Dead Horse Point Dawn, Pink Rocks and Juniper, Near Canyonlands National Park, Utah.  All of the foreground rock and bushes bring the picture… Continue reading Photographic Composition, Part 3

Landscape Photo Technique

Photographic Composition, Part 4

The rule of thirds, balance and depth. Another very handy rule of composition is the rule of thirds. To use this rule, divide the picture into thirds both horizontally and vertically. Do this by drawing two imaginary equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines. Now, use these imaginary lines to help compose… Continue reading Photographic Composition, Part 4