Archive for the Photography Blog category

October 19th, 2017

Randy Wells | Automotive Photojournalist | Writer | Director of Photography

PORTFOLIO IMAGES UPDATED!

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October 16th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

PURE GEOMETRY

It’s always fun to go out with the camera without an agenda. No ego, no goals, just play! Looks easy doesn’t it?

October 10th, 2017

SPEEDSTER WARS

Check out my latest article for Road Scholars Magazine about an era when over 30 Porsche Speedsters would show up for a single event in California. With cameo appearances by James Dean and Steve McQueen, and Randy Leffingwell’s story of the America Roadster, the October 2017 issue is packed with lots of retro reading fun!

Road Scholars Magazine

October 1st, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

THE STORY BEHIND THE SHOT

Here’s a story that seems appropriate today. Twenty years ago I hired a pilot to fly me over the Everglades at sunrise to photograph the damage from Hurricane Andrew. More

September 26th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

GOOD PEOPLE

“As you get older, you really just want to be surrounded by good people. People who are good for you, good to you, and good for your soul.” -as seen on Facebook

September 14th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

IT’S FALL AGAIN

Where to go? For the best U.S. fall foliage photography destinations, look no farther than these locations:

Glacier National Park, Montana
Upper Peninsula, Michigan
The Catskills, New York
The Berkshires, Massachusetts
Green Mountain Byway, Vermont & New Hampshire
Aspen & Telluride, Colorado
Zion National Park, Utah
Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, New Mexico
Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina & Tennessee
Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

September 10th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

IRMA MEETS FLORIDA

My thoughts go out to my friends in the Southeastern U.S. during hurricane season. These Ibises are native to Sanibel Island, FL and will hopefully survive.

September 1st, 2017

THE STORY BEHIND THE SHOT

Here’s the story behind one of my best photographs that was never published. More

August 26th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

CMYK REVISITED

OK, so we know about Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black. But can we include each color into one photograph without Photoshop?

Yes we can! This untouched image was made near one of my favorite towns, Pt. Reyes Station, CA. Don’t forget to calibrate your monitor.

August 21st, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

COLORS OF SUMMER – BLACK

The fourth and final part of our CMYK proof checker’s series… K is for black. A pure black (and a pure white) in a photograph are important to me. Be safe during the solar eclipse today! More

August 18th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

COLORS OF SUMMER – YELLOW

Here’s Y of CMYK, a subtractive color model used in color printing.

August 16th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

COLORS OF SUMMER – MAGENTA

Part 2 of the CMYK four process color series.

August 14th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog by Randy Wells

COLORS OF SUMMER – CYAN

Here’s the first in a four part series on CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black), the colors used in printing presses.

Hope you have a great summer vacation!

August 11th, 2017

Posted in Photography Blog, Racing / Auto Blog, Travel Blog by Randy Wells

SAVE THE SALT IS WORKING

As Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats celebrates its 68th anniversary, three organizations representing racers and industry are in discussions with a potash mine operator on ways to increase the amount of brine being pumped back into the salt flats. This 10-year pilot program promises to end the depletion of the top layer at this historic racing site, which I reported on earlier.

Searching For Salt

August 8th, 2017

MEXICAN 1000 FILM AND ARTICLE PREMIERE

The Porsche Club of America just launched my six-minute video about a pair of Rothsport Porsche 964s racing in the 2017 Baja Mexican 1000 Rally.

After five days of blasting over 1,000 miles of rough terrain, the team beat all the odds by not only finishing but winning a trophy, a feat no Porsche has ever accomplished in Mexico. Until now. More

August 1st, 2017

THE STORY BEHIND THE SHOT

Summer’s here and it’s time for a blistering image that has an interesting back story.

Bonneville Salt Flats is ground zero for land speed records. It’s also a cooker in the summer. The white surface acts like a huge reflector that throws light everywhere. This portrait is one example.

I had set up a flash to camera right and was ready to set my exposure. I fired a test shot, but it was way overexposed at 1/13 of a second. More