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NYC AIDS Memorial. Photo by Alina Oswald.

What to Photograph: The NYC AIDS Memorial

Shape and Form: Photographing the New York City AIDS Memorial I write this on June 5, 2019, the National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day. Those living in or around NYC area might be aware of the NYC AIDS Memorial located around the corner from The Center and St. Vincent’s Hospital in the West Village. The ...

Smoking Lava Fields. Aerial photography by Alina Oswald.

What Do You Photograph? And Why?

What do you photograph, and why?

Converging Lines in Photography

Using Converging Lines in Photography In a previous post I mentioned using diagonal lines in images. Now let’s look at converging lines. Converging lines guide our eyes and help us focus on the subject. They also enhance image depth. Here are a few examples. Below there’s an image of a wedding venue. The rows of ...

Diagonal Lines in Photography

Examples of using diagonal lines in photography.

Testing, Testing: Sigma, Nikon and Tamron

Testing photography gear. Photographing the same subject using different lenses.

How and Why I Became a Nikon Photographer

How and Why I Became a Nikon Photographer Let’s take a walk down memory lane…. In 2008 I was just about done editing my early drafts of Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography of award-winning, legally blind Nikon photographer Kurt Weston. While I still had Weston’s story fresh in my mind, I decided to get more ...

Testing, Testing with Sigma 105mm f/1.4 ART

Testing the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon. Product photography.