Tag Archives: Photography

Snowy Owls Invading Western New York

It looks like another year of abundant Snowy Owls here in Western New York, but it really takes looking around for these very disguised birds. They don’t call them snowys for nothing, so count yourself lucky to find one. They are … Continue reading

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Isolating the Subject in Photos – Insects

It is very easy to do with selective focus. Shooting with a wide aperture and creating a shallow depth of field is an effective way to feature your subject and make the background into a soft, creamy blur. Positioning your subject a greater distance … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Backgrounds in Photos

I wish I could make this post humorous and not at all technical, but unfortunately the title already tells you it might just be about the backgrounds in photos. Your subject may be clear-cut, but that is not always the whole … Continue reading

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