Category: The daily post

  • Photography 101: Glass

    Incorporate a form of glass into your image to add a layer of complexity. GLASS  Strange how things happen sometimes. Yesterday I did glass in Black and White. Here are the same photos in color!

  • Photography 101: Treasure

    Show us something (or someone) you cherish, and get up close. TREASURE At the end 1973 one of my standard 1(year 3) gave me this powder case as farewell present. A compact (also powder box and powder case) is a cosmetic product. It is usually a small round metal case and contains two or […]

  • Angular: Weekly Photo Challenge

    Angular Rails on a bridge hung with special locks. Wellington, New Zealand Angular! Different angles

  • Photography 101: Landscape

    Landscapes generally focus on wide, vast depictions of nature and all of its elements, from formations to weather. In this genre of photography, you won’t find much of a human presence: nature itself is the subject. A focus on nature isn’t mandatory, however — you can capture a sweeping panorama of an entire city, town, […]

  • Photography 101: Swarm

    Show us a swarm today: large group, moving together. Birds. Bugs. Kids. Taxi cabs. Your subjects can be big or small, animate or inanimate — whatever they are, you just need a lot of them. Today I had the opportunity to roam around in Wellington, New Zealand. I only brought my small digital camera […]

  • Photography 101: Moment

    Capture a fleeting moment and experiment with blur and movement. MOMENT fleeting moment blur and movement Photos taken during the Go Green Expo -2014 – Wellington

  • Photography 101: Architecture

    Study architectural forms, and also train your eye to look for shots that will translate well in black and white. ARCHITECTURE        

  • Photography 101: A Pop of Color

    Colors can stir emotions within us, tell stories, and transform our images. Today, use one color to add life or drama to your shot. POP OF COLOR Blue is calming!

  • Photography 101: Mystery

    MYSTERY What is the Troll telling Stella? What is she telling the Troll or looking at? What does Bertus point out? Is my Student calling 911? All a Mystery! …Show us something uncertain…

  • Photography 101: Warmth “….Today, capture an image of warmth, ideally using the sun as your source.” WARMTH Not easy to capture! I took the photo outside on my deck at sunrise.   Using flash takes the warmth away and makes it hard.

  • Photography 101: The Natural World Capture the natural world with your camera: document a moment outside, big or small. From a panorama snapped during your morning forest hike to a close-up of a leaf on the sidewalk, we invite you to document this wondrous world around us. Tip: Exploring the outdoors, with camera in hand, is an opportunity to […]

  • Photography 101: Landmark

    LANDMARK Landmarks are everywhere: iconic places, meeting points, markers on a map. Today, consider a unique point of view as you photograph a landmark. Wellington New Zealand Civic square   Nikau Palm   For more information on these landmarks in Civic Square go to   LANDMARKS