From the Editor: As pointed out in Gary Crabbe’s post on making mistakes, this is something that we all do. With the myriad of settings available on today’s sophisticated digital cameras, it’s easier than ever. This post appeared four years ago, and the lesson is as relevant today as it was then. DL
Story and Photograph by Gary Crabbe
Even professionals screw up every now and again. We may not brag about it in public, but rest assured, we make mistakes just like everyone else.
The photo above may not look like a total screw-up, but it is. It’s a multi-row, nearly 40-frame panoramic image shot with my Nikon D800. Continue reading
Story & Photography by Franklin Kearney
“The fog should clear in a few days,” said the lifeguard.
Jurors Choice in Altered Reality Category
Most of my weeks are filled with board tasks, committee meetings, and writing and studying reports; but lately, I’ve been reminded of the essence of NANPA—nature photography.
I talked to a relatively new NANPA member recently who had looked at his first issue of Expressions, the annual journal of our Showcase winners. He commented on the amazing images that won the competition and how inspired he was viewing them. I’m probably not alone as a charter NANPA member who has seen and been involved with the world-class photography of our members for many years; and even though I still appreciate seeing an outstanding photo, I had forgotten about that sense of wonder of looking at hundreds of extraordinary images in one sitting. My conversation with that member made me see those images with fresh eyes. Expressions 2018 http://www.nanpa.org/learning/publications/expressions/ was delivered to the Showcase winners this week, and the office received quite a few emails and comments about how much people enjoyed it and that they are proud to be a part of it.
In an old Calvin and Hobbes cartoon—most of my philosophy comes from cartoons—Calvin comments, “I wonder why people are never content with what they have.”