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Light is a Natural Framer

We all know that light is essential when it comes to photography. It’s how we are able to capture the feeling that we see when we take a picture. Light presents itself in many forms and recognizing those forms is a must. When I saw how the light was coming over the mountains along the […]

August 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on Light is a Natural Framer
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Going Down Under

No I didn’t go to Australia as much as I would like to. In this case I’m referring to the Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. It’s a really cool place about 2hrs west of Bozeman. It’s a pretty amazing place that was discovered and fought over for years between private ownership and the state. […]

August 26th, 2016 | Comments Off on Going Down Under
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The Waco QCF-2

Today I thought I would talk about a classic antique airplane, the Waco. Specifically this is a QCF-2 which is kind of mid range designed between 1927 and the early 1940’s. Most were produced in the 1930’s. The F series was designed to beat the O series and were built by the Waco Aircraft Company. […]

August 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Waco QCF-2
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The Ghost Town Details

One thing there is a lot of in Montana are ghost towns and they are a photographers paradise. It’s a great place to let your imagination run wild as you are transported to another world. While there are many ways to photograph ghost towns and the attributes that make them special, one way that I […]

August 24th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Ghost Town Details
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Please Be Respectful

If you are a photographer or a fisherman then this is really important. We are in a warm summer which means that water temps will be warm and water levels low. A number of rivers in Montana right now are closed because of this which makes the spots that are open more heavily fished. It […]

August 22nd, 2016 | Comments Off on Please Be Respectful
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Happy Worldwide Photo Day

As some of you might have heard today is Worldwide Photo Day. IT is a celebration not just for professional photographers but for anyone who enjoys taking pictures. It is meant to honor Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and Louis Daguerre who in 1837 came up with a photographic process that was recognized in 1839 by the […]

August 19th, 2016 | Comments Off on Happy Worldwide Photo Day
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The Beginning of an Unfortunate Future

Today marks a small event in history that would later become a much larger one. On this day in 1941 the US Navy commissioned the Naval Air Station on Midway Atoll. A little over a year later on June 4 and 6 1942, the famous Battle for Midway was fought between the US Navy and […]

August 18th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Beginning of an Unfortunate Future
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Long Exposure’s with the Lake Lodge

After spending a little time at Oshkosh shooting the fireworks during the night performance, I was intrigued enough to continue trying long exposures at other locations. While up at Flathead Lake the Lakeside Lodge was a perfect subject for just this. This place is so immaculate that it’s hard to believe that it is owned […]

August 17th, 2016 | Comments Off on Long Exposure’s with the Lake Lodge
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The Vastness of Flathead Lake

This past weekend I was up at Flathead Lake attending a wedding and it was absolutely gorgeous. I don’t get up north that often but I’m sure glad when I do. Flathead is enormous and literally can take hours to drive around. the evening produced some amazing skies and with the D5 and 24-70mm f/2.8, […]

August 16th, 2016 | Comments Off on The Vastness of Flathead Lake
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Right Place, Wrong Camera

Have you ever been out shooting on assignment or a project, you get back and you want to go out again so you pack quickly and then as soon as you get to your next destination you realizes you grabbed the wrong gear? This usually doesn’t happen to me but it sure did yesterday. I […]

August 15th, 2016 | Comments Off on Right Place, Wrong Camera