Fall Color is Around the Corner

It’s so close I can feel the pixels ready to be burned. Fall coloring will happen soon and I can’t wait until it does. Every year becomes another challenge trying to make an image worth remembering that fall season. It overwhelms the senses, the color, the temps, the feeling that comes with end of each […]

September 22nd, 2017 | Comments Off on Fall Color is Around the Corner

The Lodestar

The Lodestar was Lockheeds answer for a passenger airliner to compete against Douglas’s DC-3 which was already in widespread use. The Model 14 Super Electra was too expensive to keep up passenger service. The Model 18 Lodestar was based off of the Super Electra design but with an additional 5ft 6in in length which allowed […]

September 21st, 2017 | Comments Off on The Lodestar

Working that One Light

It’s not always easy to be inspired to shoot when the whole sky is nothing but a grey cloud. It happens a lot in the mountains especially the further north you go and sometimes you just have to get over it. It only takes a few seconds where the light pops through and then that […]

September 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Working that One Light

Fall means Steam

Spring and Fall yield some of the best photography because of the dramatic changes in temperature. When it gets down to below freezing at night and then warms up in the afternoon to the mid fifties the change can create some great atmospheric effects including steam. With the addition of some clouds the results can […]

September 19th, 2017 | Comments Off on Fall means Steam

First Snow Has Come!

This past week we saw our first snow fall of this upcoming winter. Every year we usually get some snow on the ground in the beginning of September and right on cue after a few days of rain that snow showed up. It was a welcome sight to help deal with the many fires in […]

September 18th, 2017 | Comments Off on First Snow Has Come!

The Aleutian Campaign From Adak

The battle of the Aleutians was a war that was forgotten in part due to the fear that would arouse if the public knew that the enemy had taken some of the islands in the Aleutian Chain. Kiska and Attu were taken and held for almost a year with a strong garrison on each island, […]

September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on The Aleutian Campaign From Adak

Reno From the Ground

As more and more planes start rolling into Stead the opportunities become even better. Each year varies with a different showing of planes in attendance each year. This makes for an ever changing atmosphere to work in. The one nice thing is the background, where the natural light hits, the halogen lights, the access, all […]

September 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Reno From the Ground

Reno in Flight

This coming weekend marks the 54th National Championship Air Races. Lots of great planes, great people and great fun which has already started with planes arriving last week getting qualifying done and practice in on the course. For aviation photographers the Air Races provides a unique set of opportunities. The best part of the races, […]

September 11th, 2017 | Comments Off on Reno in Flight

Fall Fur Coats are Almost Here!

It’s getting close to that time of the year when all the big game get their full luscious fur coats back. With the drop in temperatures that surely are coming next month, big game like Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Deer and Bison, will are start looking bigger and more romantic thanks to that winter coat. For […]

September 8th, 2017 | Comments Off on Fall Fur Coats are Almost Here!

Reliving the Battle of Britain

For those that lived in England during WWII, the early years of the war were some of the darkest and scariest. The enemy had already conquered so much in so little time that it seemed they couldn’t be stopped. The Battle of Britain was one of the most crucial battles that happened throughout WWII and […]

September 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on Reliving the Battle of Britain