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
We just released our latest podcast on WeTalkPhoto and the central topic is the reality of being a professional photographer. It's not all glamor and glitz or fame and fortune being a professional. My co-host, Jack Graham, and I discuss the realities of running a successful business as workshop leaders with the mountains of paperwork, … Continue reading Being a Professional Photographer Podcast
Our latest episode of We Talk Photo features an interview with Bill Fortney, one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet in the photography business. Listen as Jack and John talk to Bill about his storied career, fun tales from the business and some of his thoughts on photography today and in the future. It’s … Continue reading Podcast Interview with Bill Fortney – Photographer Extraordinare
I want to introduce our new podcast, called We Talk Photo. It is a podcast about photography where we share information, gossip, funny stories and industry news with our listeners. We want this podcast to be lighthearted and not full of hardcore technical stuff (lots of good folks doing that already). My co-host, Jack Graham, … Continue reading Photography Podcast – We Talk Photo
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?
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
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