Dhaka Sewers won 3rd place in photojournalism in the 10th annual BW Spider Awards.
When the summer gets hot the summer storms come rolling in here in Alabama!
We had a nice storm roll through Alabama last night. These pictures were going up last night except for the fact I lost power. No lightning bolts but flashes lit the clouds nicely. Looking east toward Tallassee.
MORE LIGHTNING PICTURES.
Elephants wander across the grasslands early in the morning deep in the Serengeti.
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Well the summer is about over and the richness of our galaxy, The Milky Way, sets for another year. Even with all the light pollution nearby you can still get some decent shots of our galaxy.
A common question asked by new photographers is “How do I blur the background?”. The answer lies in the aperture setting on your camera.
Aperture is the opening in the camera lens that light travels through. The larger the aperture the more light enters the camera. The size of the aperture is given in terms of a f-number or f-stop. Since this is a quick and easy tip I’m not going to get into all the details of how it works, just what you need to know to get that blurry background. [click to continue…]