Tag: Silhouettes

  • Chatfield State Park, Extended

    Chatfield State Park, Extended

    I decided to follow up last week’s post about Chatfield State Park with another so I could share some other images of the lake and its surroundings. If you have been following my blog for a while, you have probably noticed that I like silhouettes and simplified color palettes. The image above certainly qualifies, and…

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  • Mixed Curses

    Mixed Curses

    One of the big draws of Santorini is the amazing sunsets. Every evening, throngs of tourists crowd every vantage point around Oía to watch the sunset from high above the water, and catamarans head out on to the water for unobstructed views. While I like the image above—it is very calm and peaceful—it is a…

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  • Fireworks…and a Fire!

    Fireworks…and a Fire!

    My wife and I set out for Tumamoc Hill to watch the annual fireworks show over Sentinel Peak, locally known as “A” Mountain, near our home in Tucson, Arizona. I had envisioned something like the picture below, plus fireworks: But Tumamoc Hill was closed for the show. I was somewhat despondent and without a backup…

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  • Nikon 300mm f/4E PF Conquers the Desert Sun

    Nikon 300mm f/4E PF Conquers the Desert Sun

    If you want to isolate a cactus next to a large setting sun, you need a reasonably long telephoto. With the sun in the frame, you also need that telephoto to resist flare. The compact and wonderful Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR is up to the task.

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