Author Archive for: ‘John Kain’

Tis The Season Part 2

Christmas Lights

The first part of my story talked to basic indoor photography of holiday lights. Now let’s move outdoors. Here we see elaborate lighting and decoration on houses, stores, and streets. Again, if you want to capture the lights themselves, don’t use your flash. First, let’s talk about equipment. What you need is a camera and ……that’s it. For certain situations …

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Tis The Season Part I


Once again we have come to my favorite time of the year. Time to break out the camera to photograph kids, grandkids, parents, grandparents, and just family and friends in general. It is also the time that people all over the world celebrate the holidays with lights. The use of lights and candles are often associated with the rites of …

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Photography State of Mind

Cactus Blooms

I call myself a photographer but in fact I am an artist. In lieu of painting with oils, acrylics, or water color, I paint with light. After all, what is photography without light. It is not about the equipment, it is about how your eye perceives the light falling on a subject and capturing it in your equipment. It is about …

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