Do you still use a tripod? That seems to be a more common question these days and it got me thinking about the "lowly" tripod and it's history and how I feel it is still an important aspect of photography. Tripods have been around since the beginning of photography. Back in the day, the cameras … Continue reading Do you Tripod?
It seems like we are in the golden age of photo editing software, with endless choices and possibilities for editing our software. We should rejoice and be thankful for all of the choice available to us as photographers, Back in "the day", we only had Adobe Photoshop to choose from for any type of intermediate … Continue reading Photo Editing Software – The Golden Age
Do you ever get in to a creative dead zone where you just don't feel any creative juices flowing in you? Perhaps you don't feel like getting out of bed at oh-dark-thirty to head out for a sunrise, or maybe you don't have the desire to sit inside at the computer and work on any … Continue reading Creative Dead Zone?
Well, we made it to 2019. Is the turning of a new year a big deal for you? If so, that's great. It can be a wonderful milestone to make some commitments to yourself, or others, for the coming days. Everyone has their own level of commitment to the sentiment of New Years. For … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Photography?
The National Park system is this country is such an AMAZING treasure for all of us to hold on to and visit as often as we can. The foresight of those who came before us to preserve and protect these amazing landscapes cannot be overlooked....what they did is fantastic and was/is a model for other … Continue reading Wintertime in the National Parks
(fyi featured image is of Singh-Ray filters) I recently had the opportunity to shoot a promotional video for Jack Graham Photography where he was unboxing a set of Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filters from a relatively new company called Breakthrough Photography. At the end of the shoot, I had a chance to examine the … Continue reading Breakthrough Photography Filters
I am very honored and pleased that my good friend, great photographer and extraordinary workshop leader is featuring one of my videos on his website. I travelled along on his workshop, co-led by Bill Fortney, to the Oregon Coast. Over the course of 4 days we traversed from the southern shores of Bandon northward through … Continue reading Featured Video