Ohio is a great place to photograph summer wildflowers. The weather in Ohio generally isn’t too hot and a great selection of wildflowers can be found in the numerous county and state parks.
One of the things I love doing in the summer is getting up early and going on a macro photography walk our in nature. I like to arrive at the park just after sunrise. Snail Climbing the Tall Grass Just…
These Crown Vetch wildflowers show up in my backyard every summer. In fact, they take over one of my flower beds. Crown Vetch
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a terrific spot to photograph wildflowers in the spring. I’ve hiked several trails in the Smoky Mountains and there were many wildflowers on every trail. Common Blue Violet – Grotto Falls
If you want a break from hiking steep mountain trails to photograph waterfalls, try the Ocanaluftee River Trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Creeping Phlox
This pair of Dames Rocket wildflowers is a good example of using balance in your flower photography. A Pair of Dames Rocket Wildflower Blooms
When hiking the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to photograph waterfalls, don’t forget to bring along your macro lens. Highland Doghobble
Laurel Falls is a popular tourist destination in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. During the day both parking areas are usually filled and people are also parking down the road. So it's best to photograph the Laurel Falls early…
This is part 2 of a 2 part blog series on techniques to clean up the backgrounds of your nature photographs. In part 1, I discussed darkening and blurring the background to hide the distractions in your photos. Part 2 of…
I was on my way to Cuyahoga Valley National Park to photograph the spring bird migration, but the skies were gray and the light was flat. The weather forecast called for 2 hours of partly cloudy weather.