Christmas Lights in the Neighborhood

Christmas and the new year is upon us, and I would like to express my appreciation to all the people who have read my little blog over the last year.  And to all the folks who have shared images on FlickR, 500px, Google+ and other forums,  those photos have been both entertaining and educational for me, and much appreciated.  All the many people I follow on various sites and those that follow me have made life in general and the photography experience in particular much more rewarding. (more…)

Christmas Lights at Stowe

Christmas Lights at Daniel Stowe Gardens

I thought I would show something a little different today. Christmas lights at sunset. The idea seemed like a worthwhile challenge. Just shooting at sunset can be frustrating all by itself, conditions change rapidly and exposure range, dynamic range to many, maxes out. Add to that a whole bunch of discreet and bright points of light and you have an interesting image to capture. (more…)