PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG

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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.
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

Essential Post Processing for Better Photos- Part 1

I firmly believe every digital image benefits from some measure of editing. In other words, every image created using a digital camera, including a smartphone camera, can be improved through post processing.
October 3, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

How to Benefit from Serendipity in Photography

What word best describes a scene is so perfect you feel the photo gods are smiling on you? I call that serendipity--when all the elements align for that perfect but unexpected result. How can you make sure you are ready when serendipity happens?
August 27, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs

Behind the Shot: Uncommonly Still

August 15, 2020/by Carol Fox Henrichs