Creative Light Blog

A Few More of My Black and White Focus

  A few months back I posted that I was going to lean toward returning to my black and white roots, that I would focus this year on my black and white work.  Now, I soon realized I could not do that in the purest sense.  I still must work in color as well to […]

Look for Fresh Perspectives

  This is a classic shot of Multnomah Falls in the popular Columbia River Gorge.  This  highly scenic gorge area replete with lush green trails and beautiful waterfalls is located just outside of Portland, Oregon.  The are begins at the western end of Troutdale, Oregon.  The really scenic drive is along the Historic Columbia River Highway which parallels I-84 […]

Adding Depth and Context to your Images

The Challenge One challenge we as photographers have in creating images that really engage the viewer is often related to our ability to convey a sense of depth in a medium that is only two-dimensional.  That is not to say that a two-dimensional photograph cannot be effective. But often such images are intimate landscapes, or […]