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Understanding White Balance

In photographic terms, White Balance is the balancing of color temperature in your photos, so that whites in the photo appear white. This balancing of color temperature is controlled by settings on your camera. If you don’t change the White Balance, depending on the type of light that illuminates your subject, you may see a blue, yellow/orange…

If You See a Panther Crouch, Prepare to Say “Ouch!” and Other Travel Photo Tips

“If you see a panther crouch, prepare to say “Ouch!” “Better yet, if called by a panther, don’t anther!” These immortal words penned by the famous poet Ogden Nash are good advice for those of you going on an animal safari in Africa. The only other words of wisdom we could add would be: “Get a telephoto…

Notre Dame/Washington National Cathedral Benefit was a huge success!

The Benefit Safari held on the afternoon of April 28 at the National Cathedral was a great success, raising $4000, which will be donated to the National Cathedral for the ongoing repairs of the 2011 earthquake damage and to Notre Dame de Paris to rebuild the cathedral after the recent fire. There were 34 participants…

The Vote was Unanimous…

…In October, we had a FABULOUS 7-day photo workshop cruise from Paris to Normandy on Viking River Cruises with 12 photographers and their companions taking pictures by day and by night in Paris, Vernon, Rouen, along the Normandy beaches, and in Les Andelys with guided tours and photo instruction at each stop. The story of our workshop…