I am a writer with over 16 years of experience and hundreds of articles. I write about photography, productivity, life skills, money management and much more.
7 Steps for Developing Digital Images
Prior to digital photography, developing images was best left to the experts. Today, with the intelligence built into modern cameras, the camera can handle the processing and do it fairly well. But once you progress to where you are truly getting it right in camera, the next step is to learn to develop your own images. Here are five steps to getting that done.
Miami Beach Declares State of Emergency Over Covid-19 Fears
Worried about a surge in Covid-19 cases, the city of Miami has declared a state of emergency and imposed an 8 p.m. curfew.
Three Tips for Better Food Photography
It seems like everyone is taking pictures of food and posting them online. Many of them make you wonder, not only what were they eating, but what were they thinking. Whether you want to be a professional food photographer, or just make your food photography look professional, here are three tips for better food photography.
Rookie Mistakes in Remnant: From the Ashes and How to Avoid Them
As I wrote in this story, I've been a gamer for almost 50 years. Needless to say, I have played thousands of games for hundreds of thousands of hours. So, it's not too often that I am blown away by a new game. The last time I had this level of excitement was probably the original Demon Souls.
4 Areas of Georgia You Absolutely Have to Photograph
As a photographer, you are always looking for that next great location. No matter where you live, there are beautiful, scenic spots you can reach in less than a day. Georgia has some of the most diverse geographies in the nation. From the mountains in the north to the beaches and swampland in the south, it is rich in scenery and photo opportunities.
It Was the Perfect Storm
I've been a professional photographer for over twenty years. It began at some point during the film days with my first SLR camera, the Canon AE-1 Program. That camera was a tank—a beast. And I shot many thousands of frames of film, spending a fortune on development costs.
I woke up at five-thirty like always and checked the temperature. Thirty-five degrees. I looked out the window at the pines glowing from the streetlights in front of the house. Not just thirty-five degrees, but raining and windy. I told myself I wasn’t going out for a run even as I was putting on my foul-weather gear.
When Did Writing Get So Hard?
Wait, what? Make writing easy? Writing’s hard. That lady in the Grammarly ad said so. C’mon, people. When did writing get so hard? You’ve been writing since kindergarten. Did you walk into your fifth grade English class and tell your teacher, “Sorry, I don’t have my term paper. I had writer’s block.”