February 4th, 2018
Taking a look at some recent surreal imagery from the portfolio of Edward Fielding, some of the most biazarre and unreal photographic works. Surreal means have the disorienting, hallucinatory quality of a dream. It is a very creative style of photography as you have to have a good sense of vision and creativity to create things others wouldn’t normally see.
Enjoy these 11 examples of surreal photography and see more in the collection at: https://edward-fielding.pixels.com/art/surreal
January 26th, 2018
Deep, thick fog is an exciting weather event to photograph. Fog reduces contrast, mutes colors, eliminates backgrounds and puts everything in a mysterious, atmospheric, even lighting.
When we lived on Mount Desert Island Maine next to Acadia National Park, fog was an almost daily fact of life. You’d get reports from friends about one side of the island being fogged in while the other side was sunny. Often people on summer vacation would travel along a road that is right next to Somes Sound or the ocean daily not even realizing that it had an incredible ocean view on sunny days.
Read the rest of the article here - http://www.dogfordstudios.com/photographing-in-the-fog/
January 23rd, 2018
Tripods slow you down, help you compose, allow you to use lower ISO, smaller aperture, slower shutter speeds and shoot in less light than you can hand held. Tripods also allow for magic tricks such as blurring motion. Follow the link to learn more - http://www.dogfordstudios.com/blurry-photos-get-tripod/
January 22nd, 2018
bob ross painting for sale?
This is weird or a bad reflection of how well search engine ranking company like Alexa computes the stats on various web site’s traffic. According to Alexa the top search engine search term used to send people to Fineartamerica.com is “fine art america” at 4.84%. That’s fine but the second term is…wait for it…bob ross painting for sale with 2.61%.
The third most popular search term that sends people to Fine Art America is abstract painting at 1.65% and then in fourth more Bob Ross!
A full 1.06 head to Fine Art America after searching for “bob ross original painting”!
Really, Bob Ross is that popular? Hasn’t that guy been off PBS for years? Didn’t he die ten years ago? The guy was kind of known for…well, let’s say… amateurish, hobbyist kind of paintings. Right?
More to the story here: http://www.dogfordstudios.com/bob-ross-painting-for-sale/
December 6th, 2017
We offer a wide variety to ways you can display artwork purchased from www.edwardfielding.com. Framed and matted prints in hundreds of different frame choices, canvas prints, acrylic prints, metal prints, wood prints and prints rolled in a tube for framing locally. Which format is right for your decor?
Read more at: http://www.dogfordstudios.com/choose-canvas-framed-prints/
September 27th, 2017
Learn Composition in Photography – More than any new camera purchase, learning to compose interesting and compelling photographs is a far better way to improve your photography.
Composition isn’t a set of rules, requirements or standards, composition is the arrangement of the elements in the picture to a pleasing result, and although any “rules” are made to be broken, you need to know what makes a picture visually pleasing before you can experiment with new ideas....
more at: http://www.dogfordstudios.com/composition-in-photography-introduction/
September 27th, 2017
Hundreds of Christmas card idea and images for your custom and unique Christmas cards this year. Don't send mass produced cards, send something new and different - https://edward-fielding.pixels.com/art/christmas+cards
September 27th, 2017
Great Christmas card featuring a vintage tractor and Christmas gift in the snow. Fine art photography by Edward M. Fielding.
September 26th, 2017
Here in New Hampshire we are still experiencing record heat and humidity for what should be that crisp and brisk start of Autumn. But even though it feels like July outside, time is still marching toward Christmas at a steady pace.
Christmas Cards are one of those things you don't want to put off as it's one of the easiest seasonal tasks to get ahead - order Christmas cards early and start getting them addressed and written now and it is on more thing you don't have to do during the busy Christmas season with all of those Ugly Sweater parties to attend.
Seems this year people are tending to procrastinate more than last year. Last year I started selling boxes of Christmas cards in July. This year I haven't seen any Christmas card sales yet. Me thinks there will be a last minute rush if people don't get a handle on their card orders early.
Christmas cards can be ordered by the box at a great savings. Try the link below for some suggestions of wintery scenes from Vermont, New Hampshire and fun Santa Dog images - https://edward-fielding.pixels.com/art/christmas+cards
September 26th, 2017
The Tree of Zen came about during a hunt for great positions to capture the Valley Railroad train runs down in Essex, CT. That summer I was helping my parents clean out their house for a final move down to Florida. They had been snowbirding between Fort Myers, Florida and Westbrook, CT for a number of years but now medical conditions made it too difficult to make the move anymore.
It was kind of a sad experience and I needed to get out for a break. I also knew it would be one of the last chances I'd have for an extended period of time in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley area.
Tracing the route of the railroad on satellite images, I discovered Pratt Cove which is maintained by the Nature Conservancy. The tourist steam train runs right by Pratt Cove three times a day and there is a parking spot and this old boat launch dock that is beautifully twisted from the ravages of winter. Waiting for the train to pass, I noticed this great composition of the twisted dock point out towards the trees on the far shore.
Processing in black and white allow me to highlight the one lighter tree on the far shore as a destination perhaps for anyone leaving the dock. I have a large metal print of this image in my living room and it looks amazing.