The photograph above was taken in August 2017 near Moose Jaw, SK at about 2:30 AM just after the moon has set. You can see a couple streaks of light in the distance from traffic on highway 1. I had already been here during the day to look for hazards and figure out how I […]
Next time you are ready for a road trip in Saskatchewan consider visiting one of these ghost towns. Some may have residents living there, so be considerate and remember that even if they appear to be abandoned buildings, someone may own them. Admiral, SK – Located deep in SW Sask. Admiral still has residents, but it [...]
Below is a map of ghost towns in Alberta. I made a list of my top 10 ghost towns for photographers. Always respect trespassing laws and remember that most of these buildings do belong to someone. Heinsburg, AB - Lots of main street abandoned stuff to shoot and a great wooden train water tower. Heinsburg, [...]
Next time you are ready for a road trip in Manitoba, consider visiting one of these ghost towns. Some may have residents living there so be considerate and remember that even if they appear to be abandoned buildings, someone may own them. Manitoba Ghost Towns Bradwardine, MB – A neat town with a grain elevator and [...]
This short film covers the Rule Of Thirds - one of the easiest ways to make a big difference to your photo composition. Divide the viewfinder with two imaginary vertical and horizontal lines so it's now in thirds. By placing points of interest along these lines or where they meet your composition will often be [...]
There is something quite soothing to a symmetrical photograph. As humans, we’re drawn to symmetry in the objects all around us. And using that concept in your photographs is a great way to create images that connect with people. But at the same time, asymmetrical photos can have an element of mystery that symmetrical photos [...]
One way to improve your composition is to add some foreground to give the image depth.
Draw more attention to your subject by using existing borders such as windows, columns, or even trees to “frame” your subject.
Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the image.
Diagonal compositions are where you get a diagonal relationship going on between elements of the image.