Creative Light Blog

Don’t Just Look…See!

When exploring a new location it is often easy to be taken by the grand beauty of an area. The consequence is the certain temptation to grab your camera and begin firing away, at times worrying the light might quickly change, dashing hopes for that epic image capture. I’ve been there for sure. And there […]

Harkening Back to Simpler Times

by Craig McCord While driving to town a couple of days ago, I noticed a large maple tree in what appeared to be a slight fall transition. It’s a little early yet for any fall color but for some reason its color made it stand out. Catching a glimpse of this tree brought back an […]

How I Got the Shot: Oregon Coast

During a recent workshop on the Oregon Coast, I was presented with a common problem: I wanted to do a long exposure shot to enhance a somewhat boring sky, but the wind was blowing around grasses in the foreground and they would be hopelessly blurry with a long shutter speed image. How to handle this?? […]

Long Exposure – Getting the Shot

Arriving in Bandon, Oregon a couple of years ago, I was preparing for a workshop that was to begin in a couple of days. As I checked into the hotel, I was contemplating how to spend what remained of a blustery and misty afternoon. Just didn’t seem I would be doing much photography. Realizing the […]