Creative Light Blog

Whittemer House

Just finished up planning details for my night photography workshop in the Kansas Flint Hills.  I must say there is something about night photography that I really enjoy, the sense of mystery, the vastness and beauty of the night sky, all making one realize how insignificant we are in relation the universe. Exploring subject matter […]

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 […]