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
I was recently having a conversation with someone who is wanting to improve their photography skills and the act of the conversation started a train of thought for me. I do generally find that when I talk or teach about a topic , in this case photography, it is actually quite beneficial for me as … Continue reading The art of art in photography
With all the chatter about gear on the various forums and websites, there usually isn't too much talk or comparison of tripods, which I think is a bit of a shame because they are, or can be, a very important part in capturing images. Every component in the signal path, from lens, filter, sensor, tripod, … Continue reading What is the Right Tripod for Me?
I had previously posted a long narrative detailing out our recent scouting trip to Alaska to photograph the bears feeding on the migrating salmon. Look back on my blog to read the 6 part series. For me on this trip, I was also filming the action for the purpose of creating a video … Continue reading Alaska Photo Workshop Video
Please read the previous installments if you'd like to get the full story of how we ended up here Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5 So, here we are on the last day of the trip. It's been a … Continue reading Alaska Photo Trip – Part 6
I returned from Alaska just about a week ago and can now start to comprehend and process all that I saw and shot on this trip. Leading up to it, I had high hopes that it would be a trip of a lifetime, and now after completing it, I can say it was that and … Continue reading Alaska Photo Trip – Part 1
Here I am, one day away from embarking on a (hopefully) amazing photographic journey to Alaska with Jack Graham and two others and I'm brimming with excitement. It is an experience that has been on my bucket list for quite a while and as such, I want to ensure that I have the best time … Continue reading Preparing for a Photo Trip