Sunset was amazing last night… We found a patch of dead trees which made for some interesting shots but I felt like getting a little creative with this so I focused on the trees and panned the camera downward during … Continue reading
March 17, 2015
Tagged abstract, colorful, creative, dead trees, Jackie Novak Photography, landscape, nature, panning, photography, sky, sunset, tree
A fisheye isn’t just a lens… it’s a way of seeing.
March 10, 2015
Tagged fisheye photography, frozen waterfall, ice, Jackie Novak Photography, landscape, nature, nature photography, photography, Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 fisheye lens, Starved Rock State Park, Tonti Canyon, waterfall, winter landscape
I used natural light from the window that Marley is looking out of and in Lightroom I used the brush paint over the background and adjusted the exposure down to clean it up & make it solid black.
February 27, 2015
Tagged animals, ball, dogs, Jackie Novak Photography, Marley, natural light, pet photography, pet portrait, pets, photography
I’ve been wanting to try a shot like this for a while and so far this winter I’ve only had this one chance. I took this a few weeks ago & I’m hoping we get a good snow globe style … Continue reading
February 26, 2015
Tagged back lighting, backlight, flash photography, Jackie Novak Photography, photography, portrait, snow, snowfall, speedlights, strobist, winter portrait
This is a selfie I took with my fisheye lens and my wireless remote controller. For this shot I was in full manual mode, shutter speed set at 1/10 because I wanted to capture some motion outside of the car … Continue reading
February 25, 2015
Tagged car, dog, driving, fisheye, fisheye lens, Ford, Jackie Novak Photography, Marley, photography, Rokinon 8mm, self portrait, selfie
This is 150 images stacked, starting at sunset & shooting for 10 minutes into twilight.. I set my timer up to take a photo every 4 seconds and I used Startrails.exe for stacking using the lighten blend mode. It’s always … Continue reading
February 24, 2015
Tagged clouds, colorful sky, creek, Jackie Novak Photography, landscape, layers, nature, photography, sky, Startrails, sunset, time stack, timestack, twilight, water
For this shot I had my subject stand just a few feet away from a south facing window while I had him hold flat in his hands, a small 12″ gold reflector.
I was visiting my parents on Sunday & could tell we were going to get a nice sunset so of course, I had to ditch them for a little bit & go for a drive down the road to find … Continue reading