Great app for celestial events

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a must-have for every photographer.  This handy app shows the direction of sunrise/sunset and for those who want to shoot the blood moon on October 8, 2014. The direction of moonrise/moonset. You can set a location,  get compass degrees, times and even set a date for future events. Save locations you […]

Nesting woodstorks and egrets a wonderful experience

https://flic.kr/p/nnG5Ue May is a wonderful time at Harris Neck NWR. Woody Pond is the home of nesting woodstorks and great egrets. Throughout the refuge there are also other sites- baby alligators, anhinga, red-winged blackbirds, white ibis and even hummingbirds. To see stills from the field trip, visit my G+ or Flickr pages. 🙂  

Blood Moon Excitement

This celestial occurance coincides with the final night of my Advanced Creative Photography class. It is in this course that my students go from the default Evaluative light meter setting to the more precise Partial/Center-Weighted and Spot meters. The blood moon or total lunar eclipse will be a great opportunity for them to try their […]

Rob Cardillo to speak in Savannah

The Trustees’ Garden Club, a member of the The Garden Club of Georgia and The Garden Club of America, is pleased to invite the public to a lecture and slide show by renowned photographer Rob Cardillo, on Wednesday, February 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.  “Creative Photography” is the […]

So you want to photograph the moon?

Okay, so tonight is the so called SuperMoon. A term coined because tonight’s full moon in perigee means that the moon will be closer to the earth during its elliptical orbit. Since it is full it will be big and bright. Is this ocurrance rare? No, apparently there are 4-6 SuperMoon per year on average. The last […]

Mother-Daughter Time

What better time to bond with your teenager than spring? After my Creative Photography class, I stopped by the house  to get my 13-year-old and forced her to put down the video games. I pried the guitar controller from her hands, grabbed some sports drinks and snacks and headed south to Harris Neck Wildlife Refuge. […]

Bonaventure Adventure in HDR

In a recent conversation with a fellow photographer, we were discussing the over-use of HDR or high dynamic range photography. His description of HDR is “cartoonish” and in most instances I would agree. HDR toning can be applied in a variety of ways. but the basic application is essentially taking 2-3 exposures or brackets of […]