Long Exposure Creativity in Florida

I love the clouds in Florida!  Living where I do, the central valley of California, I don’t get to experience too many days of great big puffy clouds. Our norm is, to use an Ansel Adams quote, “bald headed skies.” So when I come to Florida I like to take advantage of the clouds.

In order to photograph long exposures during the day you need a very strong neutral density filter...

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Reptilian Friends

This morning I saw a 12 foot alligator, and although none of the pictures I took were all that dramatic, it inspired me to share some other reptile images I have made here in Florida this year.

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Night Photography Photo Class Part 2

... Everywhere we stopped we drew a crowd of people asking what we were doing or who we were waiting for to photograph.  Of course, due to our location, we told them we were either photographing or waiting for the president...

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Night Photography Photo Class Part 1

I am teaching my final workshop of the season for Palm Beach Photographic Centre, this one on night photography.  Last night we went to an area that new to me, Pine Glades Natural Area in Jupiter, Florida.  When we arrived at the parking lot it looked like it was going to be one of those amazing sunsets, so we rushed off to a location overlooking a small lake, facing west...

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