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Zoom Blurs – Intentional Camera Movement

Zoom blur of railroad tracks in fog, tripod used - 1/6th second - ISO 50 - f/29 Zoom Blurs – Intentional Camera Movement Intentional Camera Movement There are a few basic variations on the concept of intentional camera movement (ICM). One of the easier ones [...]

Princess Rose

Image of the Week Image of the Week Princess Rose - Flower Photography Image Considerations I found this rose in the National Rosie the Riveter Memorial Rose Garden in Balboa Park, San Diego. A truly wonderful rose garden, with many varieties to explore. I was [...]

Panning Blurs – Intentional Camera Movement

Panning Blurs – ICM Panning blurs are one of the basic concepts related to intentional camera movement (ICM). ICM is a style of photography with the intent that an image does not need to be in focus to be a good image. The blurred, unsharp [...]

Photography Adventures

Visiting Vikingsholm Tahoe

Vikingsholm Tahoe Vikingsholm Tahoe is one of the true gems to visit around Lake Tahoe. It is located on Emerald Bay and is well worth the time to visit. It goes by a few names, and is more formally Vikingsholm Castle. The property has a [...]

Elephant Seal Adventure

Elephant Seal Viewing There are a few places in California where you can see northern elephant seals in their natural environments, but I’m not sure there is a better place than Año Nuevo State Park. Elephant seal viewing is available year round, but I would recommend [...]

Bear Jam

Bear Jam in Yellowstone National Park If you are ever visiting Yellowstone National Park, there is a pretty high chance that at some point you will become quickly familiar with the idea of a 'bear jam'. No, this is not some form of delectable treat [...]