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January 5th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Photographing Snowflakes Series” by Don Komarechka – Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Macro close-up of snowflake crystals highly detailed black background focus stacking multiple exposure
Snow: most “fair weather photographers” avoid it, but it can be the most captivating subject you put in front of your camera all winter. With enough magnification in your lens, you can capture an unseen world of natural beauty just two feet from your back door. There are a number of challenges you’ll need to …
December 6th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Calla Lily’ by Yan Larsen – Big Sur, California

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Three exposure composite of calla lilies captured in Big Sur, California field of flowers
With all the warm weather we had this winter, not having much needed rain, I noticed Calla Lily at Big Sur blooming earlier in March 2013. After I had seen a few pictures, I knew I had to pay a visit ASAP, the flowers were probably past prime time. The day was the only day …
November 15th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Milky Way Twilight Afterglow Over the Grand Tetons’ by Matt Anderson – Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Posted By David Alexander Willis
(Please View on a Black Background if Possible) This is a multiple exposure of the Grand Tetons with a pre-dawn glow, light painting, and the Milky Way above. A long exposure for the sky and stars, a second exposure with light painting, and a third exposure of the first light bathing the Moutain tops. All taken hours apart. Below you can see the snake river twisting through the scene. Some distant smoke and fog layers the hillside and mountain bases.
This is a multiple exposure of the Grand Tetons with a pre-dawn glow, light painting, and the Milky Way above; a long exposure for the sky and stars (25 seconds), a second exposure with light painting (bulb mode), and a third exposure of the first light bathing the mountaintops (1/8 second), all taken hours apart. Below …
November 4th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Glacier Slot Canyon 2′ by Zack Schnepf – Avalanche Creek, Glacier National Park, Montana

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Glacier Slot Canyon 2 by Zack Schnepf
In September 2012 I was scouting with my good friend David Cobb for a workshop we were teaching later that week. We hiked up Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park early in the morning and were rewarded with this beautiful scene. There were forest fires all around the park, the smoke worked in our favor by …
June 26th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Star Trails, Windmill and Tulips’ by William Lee – Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, Oregon

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Long exposure nighttime startrails windmill tulips Oregon wooden shoe tulip farm
If you work with 135mm film cameras, you probably know an important function named “multi-exposure”, which allows a photographer to do multiple open-close actions for shutter on one single frame of film. With a film camera, you have no choice but to use the “multi-exposure” function to shoot a star-trail photo with blue sky. For …
June 23rd, 2011

Aspen & Lupine Abstract

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
This is a technique I have been working on perfecting for several years. It involves overlaying two images of different subjects for artistic and abstract qualities. I always do these “overlays” in camera, my Nikon’s allow multiple exposure and image overlay in camera. This shot is a shallow focused image of wet lupines in the …
June 7th, 2011

Thunderbird Mesa

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
While out in northern Arizona this past July, on assignment leading a private tour for three of my East Coast clients, we spent an evening up at Stud Horse Point outside of Page. The rocks over to the right away from the main group of Hoodoos have always fascinated me, but I have never had …