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Crop Shop: Waiting for the Morning Glow

The Holy Crop team just returned from our annual winter workshop to the Badlands of South Dakota.  While there are many crops yet to come from the careful framing of our photographs in the Badlands, I thought I would share this image. 381 more words

Badlands National Park

Crop of the Day: Anti-Cropping: Up-close with a Bighorn

Too much lens?

The 300 MM F4L on the Canon 7D was a little long – especially when shooting from the car. Not only did I not crop this, I actually had to add space to it on the left side to improve the composition. 90 more words


Golden Rectangle–Golden Spiral-Snowy Owl

What happens when the three combine?

Compositional Nirvana.

There is the Golden Ratio or Golden Rectangle which describes a long-touted harmonious relationship between width and height.  Recent examinations of the relationships between various sweet spots or… 327 more words


Look Left – Look Right… Into Space

Back to Basics here at Holy Crop! today.

I’ve written many times about the concept of space in your composition and ultimately your cropping, whether in-software, in-camera or both. 367 more words

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Crop Shop: Antenna Management for Better Reception

Some subjects have, well, for lack of a better word, appendages. Sometimes those appendages are vitally important to the subject. It just wouldn’t look right if you chopped them off-even though they extend far beyond the body. 595 more words


Crop Shop: A Tale of Two Squirrels

Submitted for your approval, two crops from one image of a squirrel.  He is not a particularly sinister squirrel (well in one image he is if we take a literal archaic definition of Sinister: on the left side; left) 321 more words

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Rule of Thirds - Aligning Elements

Placing a key element in-frame is not always cut and dried. You may be determined to use the Rule of Thirds to place a strong graphical element. 443 more words