Monthly Archives: February 2012

Composition and Photography

Composition is made up of a variety of elements; depending upon which books, online articles, or magazine articles you read.  The key elements to a good composition are; your subject, the background, lighting and shadows, and color.  In this blog … Continue reading

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The 3Cs of Art and Photography

Last wednesday I watched a live video feed on the internet.  The video program is called The Grid (it airs each wednesday at 4:00 pm EST) and is hosted by professional photographer Scott Kelby.  The video last week focused on … Continue reading

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Print On Demand (POD) website

<a href=”http://fineartamerica.com/art/photographs/montana+landscape/all&#8221; style=”font: 10pt arial; text-decoration: underline;”>montana landscape photos</a> Fine Art America is a website for photographers and artists to use.  This is a Print On Demand (POD) service.  You post your art on the website and customers order the art … Continue reading

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My Animoto Video–SmugMug Images

My Animoto Video–SmugMug Images.  A short video to promote my SmugMug images (http://douglaswilksphotography.smugmug.com)

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Ongoing Learning

I subscribe to and read two photography magazines, Shutterbug and Outdoor Photographer.  The reason I subscribe to two magazines is the variety of topics covered in each magazine is never the same.  Both magazines contain articles written by photographers, are … Continue reading

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The Close-Up Nature Photo

  Taking a close-up of nature can be a challenge.  The key is to make sure your camera is mounted on a tripod to lessen camera shake and noise in the final image.  The photo here was taken with the … Continue reading

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The discussion on equipment

I belong to several photography related websites (Fine Art America, Flickr, Google+, and SmugMug).  The topic of what camera or lens to buy is often a discussion brought about and tossed about by the pros and other artists alike.  Often … Continue reading

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