Sometimes we need to make lemonade from lemons. We don’t control the weather, the sun or clouds, nor even the subjects we like to shoot. There are those times when we show up on location and the variables beyond our control just don’t seem to want to cooperate. So, what do we do? Turn around … Continue reading Making Photographic Lemonade in Olympic National Park
I just returned from co-leading a photography workshop in the Olympic National Park in Washington. I put together a quick video highlighting some of the locations and images that we experienced during the workshop. We were NOT blessed with good weather. Well, we did have clear skies and record highs, but that's not what we … Continue reading Olympic National Park Video
Spring has sprung here in Oregon. YAY! I gotta admit, I have grown tired of the grey and wet weather (but hey, that's what makes this place so green!)We are fortunate in this area to have some amazing flower farms that provides a huge variety of color, texture and pattern to shoot throughout the year. … Continue reading Spring Photography – Tulips
Every time I go out, I hope to come back with at least one image that I like. It doesn't have to be a great, epic image that I will hang on the wall....my aspirations aren't that high. I am happy if I have at least one image that I am proud of, that is … Continue reading One Picture Makes the Trip
I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo. It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already). My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo
It's the start of a new year and photography workshop season is spinning up. I'm finishing the last bits of preparation for my workshops, updating syllabuses, creating new presentations, researching new locations and finalizing several new teaching courses. It's a lot of work, but it's something that I am highly motivated to do in order … Continue reading Are Photo Workshops right for you?
I recently joined Jack Graham Photography to teach a photo workshop on Whidbey Island Washington, focused on monochrome images capturing "Americana" of the island. The workshop was run in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Art School in the picturesque town of Coupeville. So what is "Americana"? Well according to Wikipedia...."Americana is a collective … Continue reading Whidbey Island Monochrome Americana Photo Workshop