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July 31st, 2012

5 Ways to Capture Emotion

Posted By Ian Plant
"Golden Days" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) The best photographs strike an emotional chord, forging a connection between the image and the viewer. When I say “capture emotion,” I’m not necessarily talking about capturing the emotion of your subject, or even creating a specific mood with your photograph. What I’m really talking about is finding a way to connect … 
February 20th, 2011

Mirror on the Marsh

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Mirror on the Marsh
The landscape of the Chesapeake Bay is a beautiful place to visit and photograph. Thousands of miles of marsh and tidal shore lines line this rare and ecologically threatened area. My close friend and fellow OP Blogger, Ian Plant, produced the quintessential photo book of this region a few years ago working with world renowned … 
August 2nd, 2010

Timeless Smith Island

Posted By Ian Plant
Gloaming
  Few people outside of the mid-Atlantic know about Smith Island—for that matter, few enough people living in the area know about it either. Smith Island, located in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, is a timeless place, a throwback to earlier and simpler times, steeped in history, wildlife, wild lands, and the charm and spirit …