Sur Point, Cliff, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sur Point, Cliff, Autumn | G Dan Mitchell Photography Looking south into brilliant autumn light over Big Sur cliffs and Sur Point.Sur Point, Cliff, Autumn. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Looking south into brilliant autumn light over Big Sur cliffs and Sur Point.This photograph was made from the same location as the one I shared yesterday and, obviously, it includes the same primary subject. That is Sur Point, just north of the town of Big Sur…

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Sur Point, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sur Point, Autumn Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography Precursor clouds from an incoming weather front in the sky above Sur Point.Sur Point, Autumn Sky. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Precursor clouds from an incoming weather front in the sky above Sur Point.The mound at the lower right in this photograph is Sur Point, the site of an old lighthouse facility along the Big Sur coast of California. The historic facility has been there for a…

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Layered Fog, Big Sur Coast – Fine Art Photography Article

Layered Fog, Big Sur Coast Layers of thin, low-level fog hug the rugged Big Sur coastline of CaliforniaLayered Fog, Big Sur Coast. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Layers of thin, low-level fog hug the rugged Big Sur coastline of CaliforniaOver the course of many trips down through the Big Sur coast of California I have gotten acquainted with a range of weather, atmosphere, and light conditions. My favorites come during part of the year that starts…

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Autumn Surf and Fog, Big Sur Coast – Fine Art Photography Article

Autumn Surf and Fog, Big Sur Coast Big waves from a distant Pacific storm pound the rugged Big Sur coast.Autumn Surf and Fog, Big Sur Coast. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Big waves from a distant Pacific storm pound the rugged Big Sur coast.Two things led us to make a quick trip down to the Big Sur coast this week. First, weather reports were predicting unusually large surf, generated by a distant storm to the north…

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Precursors to a Storm | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Precursors to a Storm | G Dan Mitchell Photography High clouds over the Pacific Ocean herald an incoming weather front.Precursors to a Storm. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.High clouds over the Pacific Ocean herald an incoming weather front.To be honest, the storm whose arrival was heralded by these clouds did not turn out to be much of a storm at all. It rained a bit further north in the state, but not much happened south…

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Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast – Fine Art Photography Article

Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast Autumn haze hugs the rugged Big Sur coastline.Autumn Haze, Big Sur Coast. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Autumn haze hugs the rugged Big Sur coastline.One of the things that I’ve missed during the past few months is the opportunity to experience landscape on the grand scale. Given the impediments to long-distance travel during the pandemic, a lot of my photography has been done very locally — on daily walks, on hikes in…

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Winter Surf and Coastal Bluffs – Fine Art Photography Article

Winter Surf and Coastal Bluffs Winter surf rolls in beneath steep shoreline bluffs along the rugged Big Sur coast of California.Winter Surf and Coastal Bluffs. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Winter surf rolls in beneath steep shoreline bluffs along the rugged Big Sur coast of California.Although I have been down this section of California’s spectacular coast in the past few weeks, this photograph comes from a few years ago — in a very different time when…

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Pacific Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Pacific Sky | G Dan Mitchell Photography High clouds above the Pacific Ocean are harbingers of an approaching weather system.Pacific Sky. © Copyright 2020 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.High clouds above the Pacific Ocean are harbingers of an approaching weather system.Trips into the field to photograph have been difficult during the past few months. Aside from a fair amount of local photography — literally in the neighborhood — visits to more far-flung locations have been rare. I managed to get…

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Sur Point Lighthouse, Winter | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sur Point Lighthouse, Winter | G Dan Mitchell Photography Winter surf below Sur Point and the Sur Point Lighthouse.Sur Point Lighthouse, Winter. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Winter surf below Sur Point and the Sur Point Lighthouse.As happens from time to time, I made a series of photographs of this subject on this winter day. One advantage of digital photography is that it is possible — and useful! — to make quite a few exposures of…

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Marin Hills Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Marin Hills Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Pacific ocean fog drifts among forested ridges north of San Francisco.Marin Hills Fog. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Pacific ocean fog drifts among forested ridges north of San Francisco.This is a reworking/rethinking of an older photograph from 2013. The previous interpretation was black and white — at that time I was shying away from cloudy, foggy images with a blue cast, but I’ve come to accept and like them…

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Point Sur, Winter Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Point Sur, Winter Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Winter surf and light beneath the lighthouse at Point Sur.Point Sur, Winter Light. © Copyright 2013 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Winter surf and light beneath the lighthouse at Point Sur.This photograph is at the historic Point Sur, a rocky hill that would be a monumental sea stack if it were not still tenuously connected to the mainland by a low, sandy peninsula. (I’ve always wondered how often that peninsula…

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Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast | G Dan Mitchell Photography Late-autumn sunset light on California coastal bluffs south of San Francisco.Sunset Bluffs, Pacific Coast. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Late-autumn sunset light on California coastal bluffs south of San Francisco.My recollection of this photograph is that I had gone to the coast between San Francisco and Santa Cruz on this late-autumn evening partially because I had heard that people I knew were meeting up there to photograph…

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Cloud Shadows and Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Cloud Shadows and Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Cloud shadows on the surface of the Pacific Ocean off of Point Reyes National Seashore.Cloud Shadows and Fog. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.A cloud shadow on the surface of the Pacific Ocean off of Point Reyes National Seashore.This is a rather subtle landscape or seascape photograph, perhaps to the point of minimalism. I made it on a foggy afternoon along the interior of Drakes Bay at…

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Edge of the Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Edge of the Light | G Dan Mitchell Photography Light at the edge of a Pacific Coast fog bank on a summer evening.Edge of the Light. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Light at the edge of a Pacific Coast fog bank on a summer evening.By this point I am quite familiar with this coastline below California’s Monterey Peninsula — I’ve been visiting almost continuously since I was a child and my parents took the family down…

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Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes | G Dan Mitchell Photography Rugged Pacific Ocean coastline at the furthest end of Point Reyes.Pacific Shoreline, Point Reyes. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Rugged Pacific Ocean coastline at the furthest end of Point Reyes.This photograph is literally of “Point Reyes,” as in the actual “point” after which the national seashore is named. It is a remarkable location in many ways. This peninsula extends a good distance out into the Pacific Ocean,…

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Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog | G Dan Mitchell Photography Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.Surf, Rocks, Clearing Fog. © Copyright 2012 G Dan Mitchell – all rights reserved.Morning fog begins to clear over rocky islands along the Pacific coast.One of my habits is, when possible, to head for the Pacific Coast sound of Monterey early in the morning, especially on days when I think that there will be coastal fog and it will likely…

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Featured Photographer Nur Tucker | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Featured Photographer Nur Tucker | Waterdog Photography Introducing Nur Tucker!  Nur is an accomplished photographer both above and below the waterline.  Originally from Turkey, she now resides in London with her husband and two children.  Nur has honed her photography skills on land by attending equine photography trips around the world including Portugal, Spain, France, Iceland, and the USA.  Her stunning photos of the wild Camargue horses in France are exceptionally beautiful.  Nur’s underwater photographs are equally breathtaking. It seems…

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Featured Photographer Laura Tesler | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Featured Photographer Laura Tesler | Waterdog Photography For most of us older than the millennial generation, our first exposure to the mystery and excitement of the underwater world came through watching the “Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau,” and episodes of “Sea Hunt.”  Laura Tesler remembers watching those episodes with her mother and thinking how cool it would be to learn how to dive.  In 2006, she did just that. Laura’s father was a professional photographer and she remembers growing up…

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Beach timelapses – The toughest timelapse to take? – Timelapse Travels – Time Lapse Photography Article

Beach timelapses – The toughest timelapse to take? – Timelapse Travels Where is the toughest timelapse to take?  A beach…. Last weekend I went to Belmar NJ to take a timelapse of the beach at sunset.  I was also planning to take a drone timelapse but it was too windy.  The weather was a bit cold and very windy which meant pretty rough water.  I’ve always struggled to take timelapses of waves because they move so fast and are unpredictable.…

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Giant Squid Caught on Camera for First Time in the US – Photography Article

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqim34DvCrs] Giant squid are incredibly difficult to catch on camera in the wild — the number of times it has happened can be counted on one hand. But scientists just released video of the first time a giant squid has been filmed in the waters of the United States. CNN reports that the scientists funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research were on a two-week mission in the Gulf of Mexico about…

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Beach Photographs – How not to make them boring – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Shooting landscapes or timelapses at the beach is one of the most difficult things to do in my opinion in travel photography. This is beacause the beach and a sunrise/sunset are so beautiful but the images can be so boring! Here are my two tips: 1) Explore the beach about 2 hours before sunset and find a composition 2) Photograph a foreground element that tells a story with the sunset How often do you just see the image of water,…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I was staring out of a train window at a foggy Bedfordshire, wishing I was out with my camera. I was taken by the way the middle-distance faded into the grey. That’s a fantastic property of mist, which photographers love to employ as it emphasises the depth in a scene. It occurred to me that if I was able to find a landscape with a flat enough middle-distance, the same tone as the fog, I could…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I visited Iceland for the second time this year, and on one occasion I was fortunate enough to find stormy conditions on Reynisfjara beach, near the Southern coastal town of Vik. In almost gale force winds, the waves were crashing down from 3-4 metres or more in height, and I took a few photos… Reynisfjara Tumbling WavesFrom a stormy day on Reynisfjara beach, Southern Iceland. Wave PowerAnother…

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