Monthly Archives: January 2012

Look Down

Photographers often get single minded on creating one very specific photograph and may miss the image at their feet.  Last year I was outside watching the sky for the sunset. The lighting wasn’t right yet and I waited.  I then … Continue reading

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Using your DSLR in the cold and rain

We finally have snow here in western Montana, now measured in feet and still falling as I type this blog entry.  I had considered going out and capturing a few images with my DSLR.  I stopped myself after I finished … Continue reading

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Landscape Image and power lines

I was out taking photographs of the ever changing sun and clouds over the landscape on January 10, 2012.  I found that in almost every direction I turned there were power lines interfering with the image I wanted.  I did finally … Continue reading

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The Journey Continued

While still in high school I continued to be involved with the photo club, taking many rolls of black and white film.  My senior year I was in the school’s publications class, which was responsible for creating the student newspaper … Continue reading

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One Photographer’s Journey Begins

The journey began when I was 13 years old.  That is the year that I received a Kodak film camera, a Brownie which used C620 film.  I began taking photos of family around the holidays or birthdays, and then trips to … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to Douglas Wilks Photography.  This blog will focus on my photography.  The entries here will be a combination of my writing tips, ideas, suggestions, thoughts on photography.  I will also be uploading images that will be low resolutions of … Continue reading

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