Monthly Archives: March 2013

Winter De bugging …

So, we have snow today, and as it doesn’t last long here, I headed out … up, up, up, around, around, down the twisty two lane Cove Creek Rd. and finally into Cataloochee Valley. For those not familiar with this … Continue reading

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Wildflowers a-bloom’n #1

This series will hopefully give us a heads up on great photo subjects, beginning with … by Bob Grytten Skunk Cabbage Wildflowers bloom throughout the year beginning with the earliest Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus from Feb-Mar. While the Blue Ridge Parkway … Continue reading

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Travel photography – what works now…

You can’t see it; but, a little tear is  creeping out of my eye…  The tear is because I know how correct this piece is and my new heavy, long lens is by now, on it’s way from the store.      … Continue reading

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Can you fix this Photo?

Can anyone help me out with this image?? Carol & I were in Charleston a couple weeks ago and on our way back to Wayensville, we stopped by Cypress Gardens near Monks Corner. As it was before they opened (9AM) … Continue reading

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WIN Think Tank Gear for learning …

Having trouble deciding if you should sign up for a Lens Lugger program? Should I buy that new camera accessory or take another LL program? There is an old adage about learning our craft. We can either experiment – trial … Continue reading

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Get ready for Spring

We’re kicking off the 2013 round of Field Photo Shoots beginning Wed March 27th with a trip to the north side of Great Smoky Mountain National Park for early evidence of Spring. Come along on this scouting trip with Bob … Continue reading

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Staging Photography, …sez ‘Ole Jack!

Illustrating textbooks – an enlarged fly or mosquito, leaf, butterfly, horse… Or Making Photo Illustations that sell… by ‘Ole Jack.   Bob..you have my permission to exploit me…’toot my horn’…any way you desire ala the lens luggers (what a name!)…sez … Continue reading

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Happy St. Pattys Day

Last known image of the Mad Norwegian So, this is March and NCAA Basketball Time, and since my teams are both in the Bracket and there appears to be a short lul before the first tip-off, we drift to some … Continue reading

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Composition – no matter what kind of camera

Let’s debunk the idea that you NEED the most advanced, fanciest piece of equipment to make images that “speak.” One example here is a Large White Trillium, taken with a Sony Point ‘n Shoot 3.2 MP camera when first getting … Continue reading

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The Why and How: Photography by Bob Grytten

It seems like the Why should come first, then the How I do Photography, so here  goes… I was doing Real Estate when I found out about Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation. It went something like this …  “If  you have … Continue reading

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