It began with my first glimpse of the image. It was a wreck. Not only was it faded beyond recognition in many places, there were large pieces of the face missing. The edges were seriously frayed. Numerous stains obscured the artwork surrounding the portrait. But underneath the accumulated damage I could see the image of a young soldier who had served our country in some long-ago war. “Can you restore this?”, she asked. I looked at the back of the image and saw that it had b
The 4 most frequent questions received in 2017 regarding focus. “My photos are all blurry! What am I doing wrong?” These are the 4 most frequent causes of blurry pictures in 2017: 1) Slow Shutter Speed while hand-holding the camera This is the number 1 cause of blurry photographs. Many photographers simply overestimate their ability to hold perfectly still during longer exposures. Knowledgeable photographers know four things that can improve hand held shots: Shutter speeds s
Today we take a look at the Yosemite National Park in Central California from the famous Tunnel View. This iconic image was taken after a snowstorm in February. The photographer was standing in the parking lot of the Tunnel View Parking Lot (Hwy 41, GPS 37.715629, -119.677064). "I was patiently waiting for the sun to set, hoping for come color in the clouds and the fog that had developed in the valley floor. Around 5:15 the sky began to turn orange and I was able to take sev
According to Flixster, the T. A. Moulton Barn is the most photographed barn in America. It is all that remains of he homestead built by Thomas Alma Moulton and his sons between about 1912 and 1945. The barn sits on Antelope Flats Road, between the towns of Kelly and Moose, Wyoming in Grand Teton National Park. (GPS 43.66049, -110.66438).
The barn is part of a cluster of homes, barns and other buildings along what is known as Mormon Row. The area was first settled by Mormo