Photographer: Kim Abel. Camera: Canon EOS 7D. Lens: 420mm. Exposure: ISO 640 f/5.6 1/800s
When you look at this photo, what’s your first thought? For me this picture shows the unleashed and raw power of the snowy owl. The extremely focused eyes and the last adjustments the snowy owl is doing shows how efficient and skillful the owl is. The prey has very bad odds of escaping the owl, […]
Photographer: Raza Durrani. Camera: Canon EOS 6D. Lens: 17-40mm at 17mm. Exposure: ISO 100 f/16 1/8s
When you look at this photo, what’s your first thought? When I look at the image, my first thought is the power of this dark barren environment that draws you into the light. What’s the background story? I was shooting there with a group of photographers and Marc Adamus showed us this area. So this […]
Photographer: Brittany Martin. Camera: Nikon D7000. Lens: Nikkor 85mm 1.8g. Exposure: ISO 100 f/3.2 1/250s.
When you look at this photo, what’s your first thought? When I look at the photo my first thought is her eyes are captivating me and pulling me in. Her eyes are a cool blue color by nature and I really wanted to capture them and show them to everyone. I chose to convert to black […]
Photographer: Isaac Gautschi. Camera: Nikon D610. Lens: 13mm. Exposure: ISO 2000 f/11 1/100s.
When you look at this photo, what’s your first thought? My first thought would be the symbolism behind what is happening in the photo. The love between two people has to be fearless. You have to trust and take the risk to do things you wouldn’t do with just anyone. I noticed you’ve taken several […]
Photographer: Tyson Poeckh. Camera: Nikon D800. Lens: Nikkor 14-24 at 14mm. Background Exposure: ISO 3200 f/2.8 20s. Foreground Exposure: ISO 1250 f/3.5 128s.
When you look at this photo, what’s your first thought? How I could capture this scene differently in a future outing. Decisions were made to balance the foreground and night sky, but I believe many other interesting compositions exist from this vantage point. Was it a special trip to get the shot from this vantage […]
Photographer: Ryan Sommers. Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5. Lens: Olympus 12-50mm at 44mm. Exposure: ISO 200 f/6 1/80s.
What’s the story behind this photo? I was camping with a group of buddies about 3/4 of the way up Lake Chelan. It was mid-December, the temperature was around 15°F, the cabin had no power, and we’d all been up late drinking and playing cards the night before. I looked out the window while drinking my […]
Photographer: Ryan Sommers. Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5. Lens: Olympus 60mm f2.8 with 26mm Kenko Extension Tubes. Exposure: ISO 800 f/8 1/13s.
What’s the story behind this photo? As I wrote on my blog, I’d seen Alexey Kljatov’s snowflake photo technique article and wanted to see how well I could do myself. I didn’t have a macro rail or macro light yet, so the whole thing was a little amateur. The photo is available on Getty, in their “Moment Open” collection. How […]
Photographer: Ryan Sommers. Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5. Lens: Olympus 17mm f1.8. Exposure: ISO 3200 f/2 15s.
What’s the story behind this photo? I was with a group of friends participating in the McKinley Springs Winery BBQ Competition. I think it mostly turns into a drinking competition, but that’s another story. It’s in the middle of nowhere, so I brought my camera gear with the intention of doing some astrophotography. We’d been […]