Date Archives October 2008

Photo Tips 1

Here are two quotes from a photo hero of mine (and many, many others) Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life. A simple thing that people often do not look at is what time of day they are taking a shot. If you can, try to take shots within 1… Read More

Location Certainly Helps

One common observation about the great cities of the world – – more often than not they are located in some notable place, or have made greatness out of that place. San Francisco. Hong Kong. NYC. Paris. London. And Chicago. The shoreline of Lake Michigan is one of the many mesmerizing parts of this grand metropolis. As example: Montrose Harbor, with its dreamy southern view of the skyline – literally miles of towering residential buildings marching off until they meet up with the downtown skyline. Go there on a slightly… Read More