Category Archives: Nature

Images from Thursday Field shoot

Thursday on the way to Looking glass falls, like so many other times, we had to pause to capture special moments… All photographed with Mirrorless Cameras… One Fiji XT, one Sony a6000.

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Lens Luggers offer some tips on their work

LL Susan Lawrence writes… “Ouch! A poke in the eye is imminent for one of these sparring young males. The jabbing antler was partially broken off, leaving a short, blunt tip still capable of doing serious injury. Although eye injuries … Continue reading

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Lens Lugger takes best of Show at Asheville Foto Fest

From Linda Vanetta…“During the last of week January 2015, I took a trip to the Tetons and Yellowstone led by photographers David Hartfield, Bill Lea and Chris Norcott…”  In attendance were 6 other fellow photographers. It was a great tour … Continue reading

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Lens Luggers with time on their hands, or when camera takes over…

This day things started out pretty ordinary, at 6:53AM, with a bear leading us into Cataloochee Valley. Then, I had a talk with the camera about trying to do better… The plan was to make some pixels of an elk … Continue reading

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Building in Emotion, Moods, or feeling into our photography

Memorable images begin with first understanding Graphic tugs at the heart. In this image, Lady with Flowers, a number of things are going on. For openers, the simple rule of thirds is expanded to include two quadrants – the face … Continue reading

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Update Blooms & such along the Blue Ridge Parkway

Roving Reporter… Flash!! Turks Cap Lily to be huge Bloom this year! Don McGowan, naturalist and nature photographer, on a recent scouting trip with Bob Grytten on Blue Ridge Parkway reports that from what he sees, there will be a … Continue reading

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Photography Methods are Many, but Principles are few…

As I sit here waiting for a video to upload, my mind drifts to some words that came my way over the years that help describe the process of gaining understanding about things. That may sound like a broad statement, … Continue reading

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Pizza and Beer at Frog Level Brewery, but don’t forget your camera…

Yesterday, about dinner time, Carol & I headed over to Frog Level Brewery. We grabbed a pizza and salad on the way and enjoyed the nice backyard deck & patio along Richland Creek. The light begins to change around 6PM, … Continue reading

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Artist Interview, Malana B. Riverah, Art in the Park, Asheville, NC

Saturday, Carol & I were in Asheville. Each June and October Art in the Park is scheduled in Asheville, NC. For three consecutive Saturdays, Artists gather. This year I decided to talk with the artists vs. just looking at their … Continue reading

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ND fiters go to the photo extreme/dream…

Just in from LL Michael Ritter…

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