Brendasue Watson [brendasue]
Do you have an online gallery where one can view your photos?
I have created a web page at:
I have created web albums at Picasa:
I have created a daily photoblog at:
I can be located in the Google index under the following names:
Kates Cabin on Rainbow Creek, A Bird Sanctuary in Waller County, Texas, USA, Earth
Kates Cabin At Rainbow Creek
For how long have you done photography? How did you begin?
I bought a digital camera and my first computer 4 years ago when my grand daughter Kate was born
What has been your education as a photographer?
I have trained myself
Please list any exhibitions in which you have participated.
Marthas Bloomers Photography Club
The Houston Chronicle Online Garden Gallery at Houstongrows.com
Sony World Photography Awards Contest
Please list any awards for your work.
In 2009 I won the Houston Chronicles Garden Calendar Cover Contest with photo: The Jewel of Rainbow Creek
In 2010 I won the month of December in the Houston Chronicles Garden Calendar Contest with the photo Berries in the Snow
What is your favourite type of photography?
Nature Photography of the world we live in
What do you try to express through your photography?
Awareness and education of other species on the planet and beauty
How do you choose your subjects?
I have a bird sanctuary. My 'models' come here to Rainbow Creek
What type of preparation do you do before undertaking the photo session?
check batteries and have extra available
Do you normally photograph with a purpose already in mind, or do you let yourself go with the flow?
I normally photograph with the purpose in mind of education. But I go with the flow and the Light on a daily basis
Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sigma, Olympus, Sony, Pentax...which do you place your bets on and why?
I like the Canon Powershot. I would never use anything but the flexible swivel door viewfinder screen found only on the Powershot.
Describe your current equipment: cameras, lenses, computers, accessories...
Canon Powershot SX10IS
2 Gateway laptops
1 Dell pc
What software and plug-ins do you use to retouch and manage your photos?
picasa and microsoft
What measures do you take to protect your work against Internet piracy?
Are you a good salesperson of your work? In what should you improve?
Yes! See my storytelling blog!
Which past masters of photography do you most admire?
Are technology and digital retouching reducing the gap between professionals and amateurs?
What is your team of habitual collaborators like?
With which other photographers do you normally team up with or do sessions with?
Marthas Bloomers Photography Club of Navasota Texas
Do you consider yourself more technical or more artistic?
What have you learned about the art of framing and composition?
How does one develop the instinct of knowing when to press the shutter release button?
just keep pressing the button. In otherwords, shoot many photos
When should one use film, and when should one use digital?
extreme weather affects digital
Does photography have the recognition that it should have in contemporary art museums?
Which websites for photographers do you frequently visit?
Is there any particular technique that you could share?
I review my photos on large screen of computer instead of small screen of camera
Hempstead, Texas, USA