Creative Light Blog

String Lake and Recovering a Poor Exposure

During our recent photography workshop in the Grand Tetons we chose String Lake as our last evening shooting location.  Due to a slightly extended stay at an earlier spot, we now found ourselves racing the sun as we made our dash toward String Lake along the Jenny Lake Loop road.  Finally arriving, we gathered our […]

2018 Looking Forward

Often we see the trend at year’s end  of reviewing the “best of”, “worst of”, the “review of” everything from movies, politics, the passing of famous persons, tweets, you name it. The list seems endless.  And of course we as photographers engage in this as we post or best (certainly not worst) images of the […]

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 Remarkable

  During a recent Craig McCord Night Photography workshop at the Flying W Ranch in the Kansas Flint Hills , I brought along a newly acquired Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 full frame fish eye lens.  The workshop was to focus on night photography and I was reluctant to put into play the Rokinon fish eye, not […]

It’s Not Always About the Golden Hour

  How often do we hear the mantra “It’s all about the Golden Hour” or another explaining how the “Blue Hour” is where the most beauty hides.  Others may insist that landscape photographers should best use the middle hours for scouting and taking combat naps to ready for the next golden hour.  While all these statement have some validity, […]