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Last updated on July 18th, 2021 at 06:19 pm

PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG

New works, photography tips, real-life stories, inspiration…

Behind the Shot: Egret at Caddo Lake

Let me tell you the story behind the shot of this Great Egret at Caddo Lake State Park in east Texas. I love reviewing photos from a shoot because I usually find one or two shots that I want to look at closer. Often I am anxious to process photos from my outings, so I go through my normal routine of
March 28, 2021/by Carol Fox Henrichs

How to Avoid the Postcard Shot

Do you ever find that your travel photos look a lot like everyone else's? Let's look at ways to create unique travel photos so yours don't look like the stereotypical "postcard shot".

Not too long ago I posted a photo I took at Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia...
March 7, 2021/by Carol Henrichs

Essential Post Processing for Better Photos – Part 3

This is the third, and final, article covering what I consider to be essential post processing steps for all digital photographs. I cover steps 8-10 in this post.
February 25, 2021/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Winter Etchings

A rare snowfall in the Brazos Valley area of Texas presented me with an opportunity to focus on the the graphic, elegant starkness of the winter scenes. When creating a winter composition, the landscape provides many graphic design elements.
January 15, 2021/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Top 12 Photos of 2020

I thought it would never end. 2020. The year I learned how valuable…
December 31, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Behind the Shot: Willet on Watch

This lone Willet stood patiently on one leg while I composed my shot. At one point it appeared as if he was quite bored with me. Freeport, Texas has become a favorite spot for my bird photography.
December 27, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Essential Post Processing for Better Photos – Part 2

This is the second article covering essential post processing steps for digital photographs.  The process covered here includes 10 photo characteristics to consider during your first edit of a new image.
December 27, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Behind the Shot: Solitude in the Swamp

My plan, on this first trip to Caddo Lake State Park in east Texas, was to capture the feeling of the swamp. I envisioned dark, dreary, spooky scenes. Boy was I surprised!
October 19, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Pocket Tripod Pro Review: Worth It or Not?

As I clearly state on my social media profiles, I love new gadgets--especially technology gadgets. Added bonus points for those gadgets I might use for photography! This is a  tripod for smartphones and claims to fill all phone and all cases measuring less than 12.5mm thick or 1/2 inch or less. I tried it with 2 different phones and found it fit both equally well. Bottom line, I've decided to keep it. But maybe not for the reasons you'd think.
October 19, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs