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December 14th, 2012

Photo Critique Series: Visual Flow in a Photograph of Half Dome

Posted By Michael Frye
"Winter Mist Rising Beneath Half Dome," by Vaibhav Tripathi
Here’s another long-awaited installment in my photo critique series. This time we’ll look at a photograph by Vaibhav Tripathi called “Winter Mist Rising Beneath Half Dome,” from my home territory, Yosemite National Park. It’s an interesting study in composition, and directing the viewer’s eye. Light and Weather The light is soft — no direct sunlight …
 
August 18th, 2011

A Photograph From the Archives: My Self-Critique

Posted By Michael Frye
Wildflowers, Tuolumne Meadows, 1986
It’s wildflower season in the Yosemite high country, which made me think about this image that I made 25 years ago, in August of 1986, in Tuolumne Meadows. In the 1980s large swaths of Lemmon’s paintbrush and shooting stars were common in Tuolumne Meadows in the summer. But 1986 brought the best bloom I’ve ever …
 
January 28th, 2011

Photo Critique Series: “Badwater Lake” by Grant Kaye

Posted By Michael Frye
“Badwater Lake” by Grant Kaye
This week’s photograph was made by Grant Kaye at Badwater in Death Valley National Park, California. The water in this place may be bad to drink, but it’s good for photography. It’s always interesting to see water in the desert, and this spot often has great reflections, especially with clouds at sunrise or sunset, like …
 
May 20th, 2010

Photo Critique Series: “Springtime in Potter County, PA” by Brad Bireley

Posted By Michael Frye
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“Springtime in Potter County, PA” by Brad Bireley This week’s photograph was made by Brad Bireley in Potter County, Pennsylvania. By having his image chosen for this critique Brad will receive a free 16×20 matted print from Aspen Creek Photo. If you’d like your images considered for future critiques you can upload them to the Flickr group …