A Sense Of Place By Jack Graham

More often than not nature photography is a compromise. Rarely are the conditions the way we expected when we planned our day. Being flexible and creative can make or break the possibility of a stunning photograph, as Jack Graham explains

You pack your vehicle the night before; you have studied the maps, GPS information etc., to get you there; you have looked at some other images made in the location to which you are venturing the next morning, and you feel inspired and ready to capture a scene in your own way. You go to bed and think of what might be. You awake, get ready and drive, sometimes a long way to your destination. You arrive and guess what? Despite all the planning and forethought, what you see is not what you expected. Perhaps the weather is uncooperative and the forecast is wrong. Perhaps the wildflower bloom is late, or has occurred already. Now what? Just when you think things are not right, having a sense of place can...

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Jack has been fortunate to have lived on the east and west coast as well as the Midwest while enjoying photographing the natural world. Jack now resides in the great American Pacific Northwest.

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