Author: leslie

Les Taylor Photography

A Quiet Place

These images all come from a small lakeside park in New Hampshire not far from where my in-laws live. I love going to this place. There’s rarely anyone around, and yet I’ve taken a number of favorite images here over the years. These autumn images are no exception. One of my favorite things about this spot is how quiet it is. Sometimes I just need quiet. Don’t we all? I don’t get much of it...

The Time-Traveling Photographer

One thing I love about photography is the ability to, in a sense, travel back in time. Yes, actual time travel is impossible – not just technologically, but logically; but I digress. Photographs allow us to be transported mentally to a moment that is of value to us. As a photographer that is especially true, because I can not only go back and look at my images at any time, but I also have a...

Free Japan HD Wallpapers From Cherry Blossom Season

Since travel to Japan is still impossible for most people due to the pandemic, I imagine there will be a lot of people wishing they could be here for cherry blossom season, daydreaming about hanami and the beautiful sights of this unique event. While I can’t open the borders for you, I can at least provide some beautiful images to enjoy while you daydream. Below are some of my favorite images from cherry blossom season...
Terraced Rice Paddies

When No One Else Would

One of the questions I am frequently asked (right after, “what camera do you use?”) is: “how did you get that photo?” There are a lot of ways to answer this question, but the most fundamental answer is simple: go when no one else would, and you’ll see what no one else will. When it comes to photography, most people just show up and take whatever they happen to see when they get there. Sometimes...
Les Taylor Photography

Top 10 Photos of 2018

We are once again on the cusp of another new year, which means it’s time to choose my top 10 images taken in 2018! I hope you’ll enjoy these images, and feel free to share your own favorites in the comments! #1: “Snowglow” #2: “Frozen Highland Lake” #3: “Waves Of Gulf Light” #4: “Sugar Hill Lupine Festival” #5: “The Calm After The Storm” #6: “Tall Timber Glow” #7: “Nuclear Dawn” #8: “Smoky Layers of Light”...