Only the shadow knows

Only the shadow knows

Can you tell I’m having fun revisiting my San Miguel trip in 2006?  Sometimes its not necessary to include the actual subject.  In the case of the lead image, I excluded it and photographed just the shadow.  I like the simple graphic created by the color and...
Sometimes you have to get up early.

Sometimes you have to get up early.

Yet another from San Miguel.  This wonderful scene is right off of the Jardin.  Normally this is a very busy area bustling with people, however, if you get up early you can capture this type of scene.  I was careful in my composition, making sure I lined the lamps up...
When You See Red….

When You See Red….

While in the San Miguel folder looking through old images, I stumbled upon this beautiful little girl.  Talk about a scene that screams to be photographed?!?!?  She could not have been a better model.  So patient as about 5 of us huddled around her snapping away.  The...
From Handshakes to Hugs!

From Handshakes to Hugs!

  Yesterday, I spoke about moving beyond the handshake shot.  Today, I thought I’d add a few more examples.  Remember yesterday, I suggested you might ask yourself questions like, do I need the whole bench?  Well?  You decide (see examples below)   And then...