Tag: nature

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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Fall Colors in Silver Falls State Park

Fall Colors in Silver Falls State Park

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

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

Katmai Photo Workshop Video 2018

Katmai Photo Workshop Video 2018

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

Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

The latest video installment about the fantastic image editing software called Luminar 2018 from the Skylum company.   In this video, I highlight one small, yet key, filter that I use on every image I process.....the vignette filter. Adding a slight, or stronger, vignette to an image can do wonders to direct the viewers eye … Continue reading Luminar 2018 Image Editing – Vignette Filter

Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

Just completed a new video for the image editing software Luminar 2018 from the Skylum software company.  As I am diving in to learning Luminar as a possible replacement for Adobe Lightroom, I am creating and posting short videos about different aspects of the software. My goal is to provide quick, easily digestible information about … Continue reading Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Video – Preset Overview

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