Turtle and Bird at Viera Wetlands in Viera, Florida

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

A turtle and a snowy egret  are shown in a marsh at Viera Wetlands in Viera, Florida, by Rob Paine– Please see second photo below.

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Holiday Card Design featuring Stained Glass at The National Cathedral

Photo and Design by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo and Design by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Here is another holiday card design featuring photo I took at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday : Walking in the Surf at Canaveral National Seashore

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

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Owl Eyes in Ponce Inlet, Florida

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

This is another photo I shot during   Birdfest at the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet, Florida. (please see more text and second photo below) Continue reading

Holiday Card Design Featuring Clifton, Virginia

Photo and Design  by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo and Design by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Here is another of my holiday card design featuring a photo I shot of a holiday display in historic Clifton, Va. See below for another photo of Clifton. Continue reading

A Year Ago This Month on ISBAA : Its all in How You Look at Things

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The more I coach photographers and edit their work, the more I realize perhaps the most critical decision you can make when creating an image is deciding what perspective are you going to take.

How are you going to approach your subject?

While sorting thru a recent take of my work shot at Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna, Va., I noticed several frames that would help illustrate this point, the good, the bad and the ugly. This fabulous bronze and steel sculpture, entitled “Sharing A Story,” was created by artist Marie-Pierre Philippe-Lohezic. (Please see more examples and text below) Continue reading