Art-a-Whirl

Last May I participated (without being there physically, since I was in France during the show), in Northeast Minneapolis Art Association’s spring Art-a-Whirl as a member of the Twin Cities Photography Group. Apparently continual downpours and road construction outside the venue kept most people away. With little traffic, it wasn’t a very successful show for Read More …

Learning to photograph action: bicycle racing

I’ve never been a sports photographer. I’m not particularly interested in sports, so there has never been an incentive to learn how to photograph sports. Sure, I shot a few basketball and football games when I was in high school and college, but mostly because I was there anyway to chat with friends. But sometimes Read More …

Concentrating on the details at Back to the 50s

The Minnesota Street Rod Association’s Back to the 50s festival (it seems like so much more than a car show), is one of the largest vintage car shows in the world. That means the options for photography are almost overwhelming. So, sometimes, focusing on the details is in order. Fortunately there is a seemingly never-ending Read More …

April Saint Paul Camera Club Salon

April brought another competition for the Saint Paul Camera Club. Print Competition: Monochrome I had a horrible time choosing prints for this month’s monochrome competition. Well, that’s not exactly true. I had no trouble choosing prints; it was the printing that gave me problems. Both of the prints I wanted to use looked best with Read More …