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Tag Archive for ‘photography’


Christmas Family Photography

Sometimes the photographs taken on Christmas morning of the children opening presents become more valuable than the presents we give the children. As with many photographs, we sometimes only see their value when time has passed and we look back on those fleeting moments, looking to relive them again. Christmas photographs should be left to… Read More ›

Rodman Banner 2014-08

Be the change you want to see

Photography changes us. We are becoming less interested in words and more interested in images. Photography has changed the culture too. Dorothea Lange documented the plight of the migrant farm worker in the years after the great depression, and soon after Ansel Adams began documenting the beauty of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada… Read More ›

Gene Rodman photo of the month: bird & fencepost

Choosing Lenses

The most requested information about photography, after someone is ready to proceed in getting a little more serious about their images, is lens selection. I remember wondering the same thing when I started having a little money burning a hole in my pocket. Camera lenses do only two things: control the amount of light entering… Read More ›

Rodman-Smooth Water

He’s so fast! I wish I could stop him

The world is always moving, and much too fast for me, thank you. I became interested in photography because it captured a moment, a special one, any one I decided. Just one moment that can easily be missed. I don’t need to be entertained anymore. I enjoy silence, simplicity and these individual precious moments. Making… Read More ›

Rodman snow photo Feb2014

It’s not very bright … but I can fix that!

What do you do when your camera doesn’t take the kind of pictures you want it to take? Some are too bright and some are too dark. Cameras are pretty smart but they don’t know every one of the situations you will be taking pictures. It helps if you can spend a little time and… Read More ›

Slightly Out of Focus Dec 2013

Cell Phone Photography

In the last few years photography has really became more available to everyone with not only cheaper digital cameras but cell phones and iPhones.  There is a whole movement of folks with iPhones creating very interesting images.  There are tons of apps you can use to add a little flair to your photos before posting them… Read More ›