Leading Lines

There are a lot of ways to help add a visual impact to your photos. Beyond the technical challenges of good lighting and focus though, the big tool is composition. Within composition there are many types of tools you can use to amp up your photos (Oh help me, I actually typed a buzzword. My…

Gorgeous Sky and Clouds by Liz Masoner ©

Be Careful of Your Influence

It’s funny the things you remember and when you remember them. Yesterday we had an amazingly gorgeous sky. The kind of sky that makes twirling about on a hilltop a la Sound of Music seem the absolutely perfectly normal thing to do. Of course, I grabbed my camera and began shooting. As I focused, checked…

Fireworks Photo Tips at Hubadub

Fireworks Photography Help

Time for my annual fireworks photography tips! This year I’m posting my tips at the newly launched hubadub.com. I hope you check out this website, launched as a collaboration between a handful of writers and friends, Hubadub.com aims to have something of interest to just about everyone. Of course, I’m handling most of the photography…

New Photography Community

It is inevitable I suppose, that as people do more and more of their online interactions via mobile devices, stand alone forums begin to lose popularity. Phorum is no exception. So, I’m pleased to announce we are migrating to Facebook to start a wider community of photographers. Photo Nuts is for anyone who likes taking…

Top Digital Compact Cameras Under $500

Top Digital Compact Cameras

So, the world is full of “best of” lists. I’ve added to that pile with a best of list I hope will be truly helpful to you. One of the most common questions I get is “What camera should I buy?” Most of the time folks are asking what compact digital camera I consider the…