Get in Close

There’s a natural allure to big storm clouds for photographers. We are always trying to get dramatic and powerful images and big puffy storm clouds are natures way of providing that drama. The great thing about those storms are the multitude of ways you can compose to get a good photograph. One thing that I […]

February 20th, 2017 | Comments Off on Get in Close

Sometimes you Just Have to Go Big

There really is no other way to say it. Sometimes the best photograph is the big one. Pano’s have always been a specialty item when it comes to photography because it encompasses so much that every detail has to be important to the overall story. Then once you have the image how do you go […]

February 10th, 2017 | Comments Off on Sometimes you Just Have to Go Big

Having Trouble with Your 2017 Goals?

Every new year people make big goals that they want to accomplish and usually after a couple of weeks people are having trouble. Well today is the last day of the January which means a whole month of goals being met or broken is already up. If you’ve been making your goals happen then this […]

January 31st, 2017 | Comments Off on Having Trouble with Your 2017 Goals?

Black and White and Snow

If there is any subject matter that more naturally fits with black and white photography it’s snow. Snow is the best catalyst for use in black and white because it makes it real easy to acquire the two most essential elements to any good black and white photo, an absolute black and an absolute white […]

January 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Black and White and Snow

Using a Long Lens for Landscapes

When it comes to landscape photography there are a lot of tools you should have in your bag to get “the shot.” One of the tools that is often over looked is using a long lens. Now I’m not talking about 200 or 300mm but 400mm and up. A long lens allows you to do […]

January 25th, 2017 | Comments Off on Using a Long Lens for Landscapes

Chasing the Light

It’s an interesting feeling chasing the light. It’s a mixture of anxiety as you try to find that subject that captivates the day and then when you find it there’s a sigh of relief and a feeling of satisfaction that the hunt wasn’t wasted. Then of course there are the chases that end in nothing, […]

January 18th, 2017 | Comments Off on Chasing the Light

Is Black & White the Best Option for Steam?

I absolutely love steam! Steam is a very graphic element in nature and it can be shaped and molded in so many different ways. Light is the best way to mold and if you watch geothermal spot all day you’ll see how different the steam looks throughout the day as the light changes. It’s a […]

January 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Black & White the Best Option for Steam?

Pick Up the Camera and Shoot

It can be hard at times to find the motivation to get out shooting. You start thinking about having to drive somewhere, the time it takes, the work you haven’t done, the other things you could be doing, etc. We’ve all been there and we all struggle with it. But the simple fact is if […]

January 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Pick Up the Camera and Shoot

Trees and Steam

One of the great things about living so close to a geothermal area like Yellowstone is that the scenery is often very diverse in the winter time. The cold temps throughout the night often lead to snow not melting but in the morning when the sun hits the water we get great steam. Around the […]

December 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Trees and Steam

Work the Light

If there is one thing that is all to common in the mountains is that in winter you don’t get many days with clear skies. The great sunsets we know and love often happen in the spring and summer, so when those days come around where you don’t get some light it’s best to be […]

December 21st, 2016 | Comments Off on Work the Light