Category: Thoughts

Backyard Photography

Backyard Photography

Just a quick post as a reminder how easy and fun it can be to find images around your own yard.  You don't have to travel long distances or endure pelting rainstorms to get great shots.  If you are open and your vision is tuned, you can find some great shots everywhere. I was out … Continue reading Backyard Photography

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Healing Power of Nature

Healing Power of Nature

As a landscape photographer, my preferred locations are in the beautiful locations in nature.  And living in the Pacific Northwest, this whole area is amazing beautiful.  I am very fortunate to have so many beautiful landscape locations around me.  What's even more, just traveling around the state during normal life, I am treated to lush … Continue reading Healing Power of Nature

Analog Feel in a Digital World

Analog Feel in a Digital World

Just a little random thought from me today as I was discussing photography with my friend and mentor Jack Graham.     As things often do between us, our conversation switched often between photography and music as both of us have a passion for both arts.   Jack had recently acquired a turntable for his … Continue reading Analog Feel in a Digital World

Loving Our Parks To Death

Loving Our Parks To Death

A couple of recent announcements has once again brought to the forefront how much we are loving our National Parks and other scenic areas to death and causing our government to step in and try to manage the situation. First was an announcement a few weeks ago about the ban on using tripods in Zion … Continue reading Loving Our Parks To Death

What’s Right With The World

What’s Right With The World

I recently came across a talk from a former National Geographic photographer, Dewitt Jones.  His views and learnings through life come together in an amazing Tedx talk in South Lake Tahoe. As a photographer, I've realized and been extremely thankful for the way that photography has helped to reshape the way I see the world. … Continue reading What’s Right With The World

Preserve memories by printing your photographs

Preserve memories by printing your photographs

I just wrote a recent post about how I create a book each year with the best of my images from the previous year.  It's a way for me to preserve and reflect on what I've accomplished, and, it's a way for me to evaluate and learn from the year and strive to be better … Continue reading Preserve memories by printing your photographs

End of Year Photography Workflow

End of Year Photography Workflow

At the end of each year and the beginning of the new, I tackle the backlog of images I captured during the year.  My goal is to extract the best shots to process and share and then eventually combine in to a curated collection of images in a printed book. I shoot anywhere between 3000-8000 … Continue reading End of Year Photography Workflow