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 …

St. Paul Camera Club: April 2015 Salon

I was out of town when the deadline came around for submitting images for the April Salon, so I only competed in the digital competition. (Unlike prints, you can submit digital images without actually being present.) I was pretty excited about this competition because the theme for the month was Minnesota and Wisconsin Architecture. I Read More …

A black and white afternoon at the Seven Mile Bridges

Intense backlighting from the late afternoon sun made shooting a challenge at the Seven Mile Bridges (there are two bridges, a modern highway bridge and the remains of a historic bridge) in the Florida Keys, but I also loved the way the light both illuminated and obscured the bridges. I think black and white enhances Read More …