"Which Camera Should I Buy?"
Equipment

"Which Camera Should I Buy?"

I get asked this question a lot. And I realized today that I have been giving enough of the same answer that maybe I should post the information an...

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London Models Brave Haleakala
Family

London Models Brave Haleakala

That was the joking caption I always gave this photo. Allie and Brie were freezing their butts off at the top of Haleakala that morning. It was col...

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Hummingbirds
Wildlife

Hummingbirds

There are several hummingbird images in the Nature gallery. All were taken in our yard, and each is somewhat opportunistic. It takes more shots to ...

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Revisiting Mono Lake
Locations

Revisiting Mono Lake

All my images of Mono Lake probably fit the broad category of "landscape," but there is a reason that Mono Lake is a separate gallery in the portfo...

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Mosquitoes and Fire Ants
Locations

Mosquitoes and Fire Ants

When I made my plans to surprise my Dad on his birthday, there was no way to know if there might be favorable shooting conditions in Macon during m...

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Say "No" To Disappointment

Say "No" To Disappointment

We’ve all heard the advice: prepare for the unexpected, be flexible, adapt, etc. My daughters have certainly heard it.  And in all aspects of life,...

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Being Prepared
Clothing

Being Prepared

I was a Cub Scout as a boy, but not a Boy Scout. Still, I’ve lived long enough to know the value of preparation. Yesterday, I was not prepared for ...

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Some Tools of the Trade
Photography

Some Tools of the Trade

Traipsing all over California, let alone the rest of the world, "hoping" to catch a good shot is a surefire road to disappointment in this hobby. E...

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You Can't Scout In The Dark
Photography

You Can't Scout In The Dark

This morning, I went up to Altamonte Pass to shoot the wind turbines at sunrise. Forecasts called for a reasonable chance of some high clouds under...

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