What is essential to you in your photo bag? That one thing you won't leave home without when you go on a shoot. Is it dependent on what you're going to be shooting or is it just an essential all of the time? Have those "essentials" changed over time for you? As I'm sure … Continue reading Photography Essentials
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?
If you are in to editing photographs, you probably have heard of a program called Luminar from a company called Skylum. It's a fantastic intuitive and easy to use program for making some awesome edits to your images before posting or printing. I've been using Luminar alongside my normal suite of tools (Lightroom, photoshop, … Continue reading Luminar 3 Photo Editing Software Release
Whenever Fall rolls around and the leaves begin changing their color, I make plans for visiting several locations around my area to photograph the color. This year was no exception and I made several trips to capture what I feel was a “average” year for Fall colors. The mixture of temperature change, and, period of … Continue reading Fall Colors in Silver Falls State Park
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
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?
Jack Graham and myself led a successful workshop to Katmai National Park in Alaska to photograph the amazing Alaskan Brown Bear (grizzly) in it's natural habitat. I put together a short video with highlights from our workshop. Check it out here If you want to check out the video from 2017, you can see that … Continue reading Katmai Photo Workshop Video 2018