Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Monumental Portrait

To accomplish this photo I set up my camera on a tripod and used a remote shutter release.  I set the Nikon 28-300VR lens to 28mm knowing I would crop it later to suit the subjects.  I used manual mode … Continue reading

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View 144: Mount Rushmore

Is there a unique photo of Mount Rushmore National Memorial to be had?  I heard every shutter sound at the memorial and it is a slow time of year.  Thousands of photos were taken in the few hours I spent … Continue reading

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Wait for the Light

It is the axiom of landscape photographers: Wait for the Light.  Below is the first photo I took when I walked up to the viewing overlook at the Painted Canyon Visitor Center in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, … Continue reading

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Another Challenge

Along with my current assignment on Portraiture, my fellow blogger and photographer, Shrew, has rebooted her Shrew’s Daily Shutters blog and her monthly photo challenges.  This month’s challenge is Liquid.  Get them in to Shrew by October 15, 2010. Here’s … Continue reading

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View 143: Top of the World

The view of Disney’s Animal Kingdom while riding Expedition Everest.  Thanks to Disney Imagineers, even I can go to the top of the “world” via a very scenic railroad ride.  The ride gets a little rough at times and there’s … Continue reading

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