Once again Jack Graham and I led a fantastic photography workshop to Alaska to photograph the grizzly bears in their natural habitat in Katmai National Park. We have done this for several years now and each year has been special and memorable to every one of our attendees. It is a bucket list item for … Continue reading Alaska Bears Photo Workshop 2019 pt 1
We just posted a new episode on our photography podcast, dedicated to landscape/nature photography. In this episode we share some of our vast experience preparing and packing for photography trips. Whether they are single day, or multi-day, trips there is a lot that you can do to increase your chance of success and enjoyment on … Continue reading Photography Podcast – Travel Tips
It's the start of a new year and photography workshop season is spinning up. I'm finishing the last bits of preparation for my workshops, updating syllabuses, creating new presentations, researching new locations and finalizing several new teaching courses. It's a lot of work, but it's something that I am highly motivated to do in order … Continue reading Are Photo Workshops right for you?
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
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
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?
If you haven't read the adventures of our Alaska trip to photograph the brown bears feeding on salmon as well as amazing landscapes, please read my previous posts. I thought I'd give a few parting thoughts about the gear I took on this adventure and what I used, and didn't use, on the trip. … Continue reading Alaska Photo Workshop – Thoughts on Gear