Neil Jolly on Photography

  1. Emotional Imagery

    06 Sep 2019
    One of the most important elements in a good photograph is capturing emotion with the camera. A good landscape image should evoke some emotional response from the viewer. The response might be as simple as awe, or as complex, as love, but if an image does not evoke a response…

  2. Where Does Photography Stop and Digital Art Begin?

    25 May 2019
    The switch to digital photography brought with it a plethora of post processing options that can be employed to a wide variety of effects. Even in the days of film considerable liberties were taken in the darkroom on occasion. So where exactly does photography stop and when does the image…

  3. Shoot for the Moon

    29 Mar 2019
    In this blog post I’ll continue with the night theme. Here I’ll cover shooting in the moonlight, and photographing the moon as part of the landscape. Most photographers that try photographing the rising full moon, or setting full moon discover that it’s extremely difficult to get any detail in the…

  4. Planning Your Night Shoot

    15 Mar 2019
    There are many factors to consider before heading out for a night of shooting. One of the chief considerations should be finding an area with dark sky if you’re looking for maximum star definition in that night sky. Fortunately there’s an app, or two, for that! I use an app…

  5. Night Photography

    02 Mar 2019
    Night photography presents a host of challenges that are not nonexistent during a daytime shoot. Most of the issues that we run across in a night shoot are due to the lack of light. All the fine points that we take for granted in a daytime shoot like focusing, composing…