Category: Techniques

Shoot the Light

Shoot the Light

As photographers, we are often times trained to look for "subjects" and "stories" for our images and for the most part, there is some truth to that.  However, light can also be a subject or a story and after all, what we are doing when we photograph is capturing light on our sensor, so the … Continue reading Shoot the Light

Packing for a Photo Trip

Packing for a Photo Trip

I know it's been a while since I wrote anything personally on the blog. Sorry!  I've been so busy growing my photography business that I've not had a lot of time to sit down and collect my thoughts. I'm a couple of days away from leaving for my next workshop, a Fall trip to Wyoming … Continue reading Packing for a Photo Trip

Back Up Photographs while Traveling

Back Up Photographs while Traveling

I just returned from a week long trip to Alaska, photographing grizzly bears in Katmai National Park.  We were leading a workshop and had clients with us with varying levels of experience in both photography and post processing/digital asset management.    This is a big kind of trip for most folks, bucket list kind of … Continue reading Back Up Photographs while Traveling

More Experience – Fewer Frames

More Experience – Fewer Frames

Do you pay attention to your photography and how you photograph?  I sure do.  I'm the sort of person who likes to see progress and to look back where I came from to take some pride in how far I've come.  I'm what I call a "continual learner", I'm always striving for information and learning, … Continue reading More Experience – Fewer Frames

Natural Abstracts

Natural Abstracts

I love shooting in the Palouse area of Eastern Washington. There is so much variety and creative possibilities.  However, there is one thing that I really look forward to shooting and when i see something, I get excited, maybe giddy, with the possibilities.....that is the plethora of natural abstracts in the wheat fields. I use … Continue reading Natural Abstracts

Podcast Episode 9 – Image Post Processing Workflow

Podcast Episode 9 – Image Post Processing Workflow

We just released our latest episode of our landscape and nature photography podcast, called We Talk Photo.  In this episode my co-host Jack Graham and I discuss some breaking photography news, safety outdoors and then do a deep dive in to our workflows for image processing. Post-Processing is unique to each photographer and we're not … Continue reading Podcast Episode 9 – Image Post Processing Workflow

Making Photographic Lemonade in Olympic National Park

Making Photographic Lemonade in Olympic National Park

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