Category: Photography

Photography tips and photos.

RAW vs JPEG: Which Format is Better?

Many photographers don’t fully understand the differences between JPEG and RAW files. Many wonder if one better than the other, and if so, how and why? Quality-wise, there is no difference between a RAW file and a JPEG. In truth, that statement doesn’t really make sense, because a JPEG is…

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Photography Using Moonlight

Nothing like being deep in the Rocky Mountains under a full moon. There is enough reflected light that one can usually walk around without the aid of a flashlight. There is even enough light to take some really cool photographs of the surrounding landscape without any fancy equipment. About the…

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Old Farms and Barns On The Colorado Plains

Scattered about the eastern plains of Colorado lie abandoned old farms from a time long since passed. I’m not exactly sure what intrigues me most about these scenes. But they are perhaps one of my favorite things to photograph. Perhaps it’s because they are reminiscent of an era I wish…

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Photographs of an Old Colorado Farmhouse

South of Ellicot on the eastern plains of Colorado stands and an old farmhouse built many years ago. It’s long since been abandoned. Missing its windows and doors, though, it’s still stands after years of being abused by the rain, wind and sun. I marked this farm on my GPS…

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Wildlife Found in My Colorado Backyard

With each passing week, the urge to photograph grows stronger and stronger. Perhaps more so now that it’s starting to get warm outside. With winter coming to an end and spring just a week away, the urge to start practicing my photography has taken on a new challenge. That being,…

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Night Photography Using Moonlight

I came across a bunch of really nice night photographs the other day that a few people had taken using the light of the moon. At first I was skeptical that the pictures I was looking at were real, in that they seemed like they were heavily modified. The foreground…

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How To Take Pictures of Fireworks

Much like lightning, taking pictures of fireworks is actually not that hard. Since fireworks are on display at night, you can leave the shutter open for as long as you like. The explosion and light show acts as a giant flash bulb, exposing the shot. All one has to do…

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