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
A couple of days ago I taught a small class on "close-up" photography and I brought in my Fujifilm 50s and 120mm macro lens to shoot with. I don't call what I do "macro" because that implies 1:1 magnification and a bunch of other stuff. I have always preferred the term "close-up" photography so I … Continue reading Fuji GFX 50s & 120mm Macro Shots
I do enjoy macro and close up photography work. There is a whole world to be explored and many stories to tell in the smallest of details all around us. Regardless of camera system I have had, I've always had at least one macro lens to capture the intimate details of the natural world. As … Continue reading Nikon Diopter – Old School – On a Fuji Camera
For t hose of you who don't know, I purchased a Fujifilm GFX50S medium format camera and lenses several months ago. I did an initial Youtube video about my impressions and now I'm back to give some more thoughts to it now that I've spent some time in the field with it. I've continued to … Continue reading Fujifilm GFX50S Medium Format Camera – Update
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
I've been a long time Fuji X camera system aficionado, from the X-T1, X-E1, X-T2 and most recently the newly released X-T3. I've loved these cameras since they came out. The ergonomics, the logic for how the functions are laid out and most importantly, the incredible image quality that comes out of these cameras. Even … Continue reading Why a Fujifilm GFX?