Tag: photography

  • Portraits on the Beach – the Family Portrait

    I had a tremendous time taking portrait photos of this beautiful family on the beach in Redondo Beach, CA.  We used a very big light to try to cut down on the 2:00pm light (that was the only time of day we could get onto the beach).  The light did a great job overpowering the […]

  • On the Oakland A’s Pitching Mound (in 360)!

    Note:  Just a quick thank you to the Oakland A’s, Peter Read Miller and Michael Zagaris and anyone else who allowed me (or didn’t not allow me) to do this.  It was a truly remarkable experience. [su_row][su_column size=”1/4″][su_lightbox type=”image” src=”https://marknicholasphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/me-on-mound.jpg”] [/su_lightbox][/su_column][su_column size=”3/4″] I had the amazing opportunity to stand on the pitching mound for a […]

  • Introducing the New and Improved Mark Nicholas Photography Site!

    Introducing the new and improved site! After several years with the old site, I finally took the time to develop an enhanced look and feel. The new Mark Nicholas Photography site will hopefully be much easier to navigate, but display images in a much more streamlined fashion. Check it out! And let me know what […]

  • Patience: The Nature Photographer’s Only Friend

    As a photographer, I am a witness to nature, not a controller of it.  I take what it gives me. is, quite simply, an act of force. We cannot just “be” patient. Yet patience is the key to practically every magical nature shot.

  • Another Beautiful Lunar Eclipse

    The 2014 lunar eclipse was magical in Southern California.

  • A Personal Review of Brooks Lodge

    Brooks Lodge is a remarkable place, and a fisherman’s and photographer’s dream. It is a fairly simple, but the brilliant destination for the professional nature photographer. The Grizzly bears, waterfall, salmon and wilderness make this among the premiere destinations for the wildlife photographer in the world.

  • Alfafa Fields Blowing in the Wind (Video)

    In Kearney, Nebraska I found the moving Alfalfa to be a pretty interesting subject. I think that my daughter was hanging on my head at the time. A big special thanks to my friend Ty for being such an incredible host.

  • Latest Photo: Pelican Nebula / FSQ 106 and QSI 583

    After years of failing with this subject, I shot the Pelican Nebula with my new QSI583 camera. What a camera!!! This was one of the most exciting days I’ve had shooting astrophotography.