Cottonwood, Arizona, USA by Laura Zirino

All uploaded and approved pictures are now published on the website, in addition to the best also being shared to our social media platforms to over 600,000 followers, providing even more exposure for you and your photography.

Picture Story

I was both taking a photography class and exploring towns to retire in with my husband when I took this photo. The class instructor was very free form, encouraging her students to experiment and interpret. My husband and I went to check out Cottonwood, Arizona in the middle of winter. The trees were barren, but a winter storm was moving in and the late afternoon light was incredible. I spent the time taking photos using the "wrong" settings just to see what they would look like. I tried intentional camera movement, using a superwide aperture on landscapes, using a slow shutter speed on moving objects, etc. This photo was slowly panning the camera downward on a tripod (seems counterintuitive but a tripod is important for ICM) just as the light was hitting this sycamore.


LPM Special Offer

Please share this post:

Leave A Reply

FREE ADVERTISING

Send us your advert and we will promote it in both magazines FREE of charge

We understand how badly COVID-19 will affect all of us. But we also know that this terrible, unprecedented time will eventually pass – and we want to do what we can to support your photo tours business until that time comes.

s2Member®