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June 19th, 2014

Waves and Slow Shutter Speeds

Posted By Michael Frye
Fog at the mouth of the Klamath River, Redwood NP, CA, USA
The far northern coast of California has many wonderful, wild coastal areas, providing great opportunities to make moody photographs of ocean scenes. It can be challenging to photograph these scenes, however, because things are constantly changing. In addition to that usual variable – the weather – you have to think about the tides and movement … 
July 10th, 2013

When Separation is a Good Thing

Posted By Michael Frye
Rocks and sea stacks, late afternoon, Redwood NP, CA, USA
Spacing and separation are always important elements of composition, but during my recent workshops in and around Redwood National Park we encountered many situations where spacing and separation were particularly vital. The photograph above is a good example. I positioned the camera carefully to avoid, as much as possible, visual mergers between the foreground rocks. …