Category: Photography Tips
GREAT LANDSCAPES ARE CLOSE TO HOME
Photographs of your own back yard might be more interesting than you ever imagined.
Waterfall hunting on a cloudy day. Metlako Falls
Photography of waterfalls on cloudy days. Photographer Dominic Urbano reflects on shooting at Metlako Falls Oregon.
Shooting Landscapes It is pretty rare that I feel very excited about what I might have captured on any given landscape photo shoot. My wife will routinely ask, “How did it go?” when I return from a photography trip. My reply… usually a shrug and a “I don’t think I have much from that one.” […]
Avoiding the digital Dark Age
By Photographer Dominic Urbano Will you fall victim of the Digital Dark Age? Odds are the answer is a big fat emphatic yes. While there are more photos being taken now than at any time in the history of photography the number of photos being printed is plummeting. Bottom line… if you don’t have […]
HDR vs Non HDR
HDR vs Non-HDR… a brief story of one image. HDR vs non HDR photography and post processing is a hot topic these days. Frustration led me to work up the same image twice and post them both here as a side by side. The image on the top was completed using HDR techniques with the […]
Photographing Multnomah Falls despite the crowds.
Creating a fine art image of Multnomah Falls on a crowded day. One of the difficulties that can come with photographing iconic locations such as the Multnomah Falls in the Columbia Gorge is that they are invariably crowded with people. The Columbia Gorge has many beautiful waterfalls and Multnomah Falls is one of the most […]
Train photos… The BNSF railroad in the Columbia Gorge.
Love train photos? Here’s the shot for you. by Photographer Dominic Urbano Train photos in the great Columbia Gorge. One of the most scenic places on Earth the Columbia Gorge makes for an incredible location to capture a photo of a train. The Gorge is also one of the busiest transportation routes in the Pacific […]
Photography on the Wenatchee River
An impromptu behind the scenes video of a landscape photo shoot along the Wenatchee river at Plain WA By Photographer Dominic Urbano Sometimes landscape photography means getting your feet wet. So while a large chunk of the U.S. population was watching the Superbowl… I was out wading around up to my knees in the icy […]
Carrillo Beach, Costa Rica Beaches
Guanacaste Costa Rica Playa Carrillo: a quiet and beautiful beach destination. By Photographer, Dominic Urbano. Sunsets in Costa Rica are fleeting. On our first day in the Guanacaste region, we almost missed the sunset when we strolled to Playa Carrillo. The sun had already slipped below the horizon, but the colorful glow lingered. Despite arriving […]