Creative Light Blog

The Annual Prairie Burn

    The annual Flint Hills prairie burns are again approaching.  In just a few short weeks ranchers in the Flint Hills will begin their annual burning of the prairie.   This event has become an event to experience for casual observers and photographers alike. Where and What are the Flint Hills? The Flint Hills – Big […]

Through the Woods – A Sleeklens Review

The Objective:  Recently the folks at Sleeklens contacted me with a request to do a review of one of their products.  The Sleeklens founders were apparently dissatisfied with the products that offered what they called quick-fix or “all-in-one” approaches to using Lightroom and Photoshop products.  As a goal they set out to create real and […]

Adding Depth and Context to Your Images

The Challenge One challenge we as photographers have in creating images that really engage the viewer is often related to our ability to convey a sense of depth in a medium that is only two-dimensional. That is not to say that a two-dimensional photograph cannot be effective. But often such images are intimate landscapes, or […]

Doctor’s Inlet and Little Black Creek…An Old Memory and a Roadside Branch

  Couple of times a year I try to get down to Orange Park, Florida to visit my  mom who turned 90 yrs old this past December.  She is doing quite well and I hope I have her energy and heath  when I get to her age, if I make it that long.  Orange Park […]