Middle Earth
Locations

Middle Earth

On June 9, 2019, I fly out to New Zealand for a workshop with Gary Hart and Don Smith, two of my favorite teachers.  We'll visit glaciers, fjords, ...

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Hana
Locations

Hana

I have been taking photographs for what feels all my life. I remember my Dad letting me use his Kodak rangefinder when I was 9. I got my own camera...

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Timefulness
Photography

Timefulness

But sometimes, there on your screen, you see the very way that it felt to watch and feel the sun come over your shoulder, to see the bungalows bath...

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Groundhog Day
Photography

Groundhog Day

I remember reading a photography article about the Brighton Beach pier, and one photographer's daily visits to it over several months. His lesson: ...

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Swimming With Cameras
Photography

Swimming With Cameras

Anyone who has ever been to the shore knows that you don’t turn your back on the ocean. Every photographer has heard this and said it to others. An...

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Shooting Slot Canyons
Locations

Shooting Slot Canyons

I chose the shot above to headline the post because it illustrates several fundamentals of slot canyon shooting: scale, lighting, and general condi...

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Not Nancy Sinatra's Boots
Clothing

Not Nancy Sinatra's Boots

I have old man feet. A bunion on one foot, flattening on the other. So long as I hike with a light load, mass-produced boots will generally do me j...

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Technically Speaking
Equipment

Technically Speaking

In landscape photography, in particular, taking more images may actually reduce your odds of getting the shot you want. Consider that, if you have ...

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Going to Bora Bora: A Review
Locations

Going to Bora Bora: A Review

Mary and I recently returned from Bora Bora. To say this was a marvelous vacation would be a monumental understatement. And, of course, one might e...

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Stop & Watch the Flying Fish
Photography

Stop & Watch the Flying Fish

This morning following my main shooting, as I was scouting for tomorrow in a shallow but large tidal pool, I heard a splashing commotion in the wat...

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Time in a Bottle
Photography

Time in a Bottle

I like to shoot long exposures. Ever since I first saw an image with smoothed water flow, a river or waterfall I believe, I have been captivated by...

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Time in a bottle
Photography

Time in a bottle

Ever since I first saw an image with smoothed water flow, a river or waterfall I believe, I have been captivated by the camera's ability to expand ...

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