Tag: Photography

Photographer of the Month: Joe Tomasello

Joe Tomasello has been taking photos and telling visual stories since he was 12 years old with a Kodak Instamatic. In high school he was the yearbook photographer and built his own dark room. By college he was entering contests and winning awards. Over the years Joe photographed friends, family and special events. Joe worked…

DIGS Photography Club at the Riparian Preserve

Rodger Bivens In March, Rodger Bivens, a member of the DIGS Photography Club in SaddleBrooke, visited the Riparian Preserve at the Water Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona (east of Phoenix) to explore this bird sanctuary. Other members of the club have also visited this beautiful area from time to time. However, it is still not very…

Photographer of the month

Photographer of the Month: Andrea Gray Andrea started photographing almost 40 years ago when she took a community college course on photography. But it wasn’t until she moved to SaddleBrooke, 18 years ago, that she became completely involved in photography. After Andrea moved to SaddleBrooke she began traveling around the world. These amazing travels have…

A literary pilgrimage to the United Kingdom

Susan L. Schwartz “Dinna fash,” I told myself almost every day of my photographic sojourn to England and Scotland. As every Outlander fan knows, that means “don’t worry” and I didn’t let the September weather and crowds get in the way of taking photos and enjoying my trip. Inspired by the Outlander books and TV…

Croatia and the “Pearls of the Adriatic”

John Triebe In their own words: DIGS photographers write about memorable photographic moments. In September 2018, my wife and I took a small ship cruise with Vantage cruise line that visited several Croatian islands as well as several Croatian cities on the Adriatic coast. For those who have never visited Croatia, it has an extensive…

Photographers learn to manipulate light

Frank Earnest Light is an essential ingredient in the art of photography. Photographers can use natural light, and modify that light with tools called reflectors and diffusers. They may use room lights, photographic lights, flash lights or strobes to illuminate their subjects. In the end, the goal is to learn a variety of lighting techniques…

SaddleBrooke Photographer of the Month – Mark Guinn

Barbara Wilder and Mark Guinn Most of us have moved here from some other state, so it was like going home to see Mark’s slideshow at the December general meeting of the SaddleBrooke Photography Club, titled: “Travels to the Midwest.” He started with the concept of finding colored leaves as he left Rapid City, South…