In this installment of Shoot to Thrill, magazine publisher and photographer Gary Figgins reveals how to “go with the flow” and photograph water. He writes, There’s a certain mysticism about water that teases a photographer’s mind into thinking that he or she can capture that “emotion” that emanates through the combination of light, movement and sound. Water is one of the most fascinating subjects to photograph, perhaps because it is not the easiest subject to photograph.”
Gary Figgins, publisher of Show Me Missouri — MIssouri’s only magazine devoted exclusively to travel — explains the thought processes behind a cover shot in this installment of “Shoot to Thrill” and how to arrange not only the photo, but the text in your mind’s eye before you take that shot — one that will pay big bucks if you do it right!
Outdoor photographer and editor Gary Figgins got caught in a little love triangle between a male peacock and the lady of that said bird’s dreams, and the result? Take a look at this photograph in this week’s Shoot to Thrill category, taken on a day when dull skies dampened Gary’s hopes for taking a photograph of this caliber.
A lot of outdoor photographers anxiously await the chance to capture the stunning reds, golds and oranges of autumn. Nothing stirs the mind’s palette like the blazing hues of the fall. Nothing but the stark contrast of winter. Where the burnt brilliance of autumn feeds the mind’s desire to become one with nature, the whites, […]