Author Archives: Denise Silva

29622255677_f7819836c1_b.jpg

How Others Experience a Destination

I thought it would be fun to feature the work of one of our Iceland tour participants – Paul W.! I am always intrigued by how other people see a destination that I am so […]

169 total views, 6 views today

Continue reading »
Banner-2_SOCIAL-Graphic-Denise-Silva-aurora-borealis-1024x683.jpg

New Article – Aurora Photography Tips!

Aurora photography is one of my passions. I enjoy the challenge of capturing this elusive phenomenon. There is the challenge of “Getting there” as these are most often seen in very remote locations. Braving frigid […]

19 total views, 2 views today

Continue reading »
DSF3063-Edit-2-1024x682.jpg

Shooting the Same Place Twice… or many more times!

This might seem like an odd topic for a post, but honestly, I think about this all the time. When trying to figure out where to go and how to spend my time and money, […]

257 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »
Partial.jpg

Metering… What’s it do?

Metering… in a very odd shaped nut shell…. In the early film days, camera did not have built in metering systems. Photographers would use handle-held light meters to aid them in determining proper exposure for […]

1,678 total views, 11 views today

Continue reading »
Conowingo-_DSF7239-Edit-1024x990.jpg

Image Tracker

For many of us (all of us that don’t focus primarily on bird photography), capturing images of birds in motion can be a real challenge. The culmination of lots of standing, waiting, and frustration only […]

1,054 total views, 5 views today

Continue reading »
Screen-Shot-2017-10-29-at-1.09.50-PM-1-1024x512.png

Iridient Transformer

In my last blog, I wrote about using Iridient Developer to process Fuji images. At the end of that experiment, I decided that I still preferred using Lightroom Develop or Adobe Camera Raw to process […]

644 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »
Screen-Shot-2017-10-23-at-5.48.19-PM-1024x456.png

Iridient Developer

Today I spent some time testing out potential new workflows for processing images. As many folks know, I love Photoshop and Camera Raw for processing my images. I feel these tools give me the most […]

841 total views, 2 views today

Continue reading »
NV-Logo-2017.jpg

Nature Visions Expos

Please come out and join Don and Denise at Nature Visions Photo Expo!  The Expo is held at Nov. 3-5 at George Mason University’s Hylton Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20110.  Don will be presenting on […]

304 total views, 1 views today

Continue reading »
Cape-May-_DSF4669-Edit-1024x589.jpg

Flat Light… what to do?

We just returned from a photo tour of Cape May, NJ. Cape May is a beautiful town, with historic homes, coastal beauty, and lots of natural habitat to enjoy. For the first time ever though, […]

471 total views, no views today

Continue reading »
DSC8431_HDR.jpg

Historic Waterford, VA

Settled in 1733 by Amos Janney, a Quaker from Pennsylvania, Historic Waterford is a wonderful opportunity to get out and enjoy the visual beauty of historic architecture. In the late 1930’s decedents of several of the original Waterford families […]

480 total views, no views today

Continue reading »