Every time we take a photo we have the opportunity to make the image something special. Photography is an art form where there is no right nor wrong way. Only the way we want the photo to look. One of the ways to create an image just the way we want is by understanding depth of field and using it to … [Read more...] about Understanding Depth of field
Jones Photo is located in the great state of Arizona, a paradise for photographers. Some of America’s most iconic landscapes are found within our borders. In the southern part of the state, where our lab is located, tall saguaro cacti stretch from cliffs to open desert. In the northeast corner of … [Read more...] about Grand Canyon: Must-See Destination or Overdone Cliche’?
A few months ago, we talked about polarizing filters. The sample photo that accompanied that blog post illustrated how this filter can enhance the color and contrast in a landscape composition. Today I would like to return to this topic to illustrate another important use for polarizing filters - … [Read more...] about How Can I Eliminate Reflections?
We are all familiar with the expression “The difference is like night and day.” The world at night has a completely different feel than the world during the daytime. You can use this difference to add variety to your photographs. Why not photograph the same subject during the day and again at night? … [Read more...] about Night and Day
One way to spice up any landscape photo is to include the moon. Master photographers have long used the moon as a subject. Ansel Adams’ most well-known photograph is arguably “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico.” One of Frans Lanting’s most well known pieces is “Twilight of the Giants,” which features … [Read more...] about How to Photograph the Moon