Composition: Why Size Matters

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If you have ever taken photographs in a forest, you know that…

Quick Tips: Leading the Eye with Focus and Blur

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I took this pretty shot early on a rainy morning in a meadow.…

Composing Photos with Leading Lines

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Leading lines are an elegant elements of an effective photo composition. But finding leading lines in nature is not always easy… or is it?

5 Tips for Isolating your Subject

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How can I make sure that my viewer is noticing the most important elements in my image? Here are 5 Photography tips by Varina Patel

Using Human Elements in your Photos

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Humans are part of nature, and sometimes a human element can add an interesting or emotional point of interest to your landscape photograph.

Waterfalls... just because.

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Varina has been playing around with creating videos – and this is one that showcases a few of my favorite waterfall photographs.

Is it Ok to manipulate your photos?

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Film photographer used darkroom and today we use Photoshop to manipulate photos. But there are ways to manipulate photos in camera.

How to Process a Moody Photograph

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Conveying mood in a photograph requires a little extra care in your processing technique. We use Photoshop Layers & Mask to accomplish this.