Landscape

A Little Walk Around Town

Architectural and street photography have never been main suits but that’s partly because I have never spent a lot of time doing either. Some people absolutely love it and are really good at it. Like all forms of photography, both come down to light and composition. When I do go out to do this kind […]

March 10th, 2017 | Comments Off on A Little Walk Around Town

Big Drama means Big Images

There are many different ways to showcase the natural world around us in a landscape image. Whether it’s going in tight or staying out wide, color or black and white, there are many ways to express in the viewfinder what you are seeing with your eyes. One way that I have truly come to enjoy […]

February 28th, 2017 | Comments Off on Big Drama means Big Images

When to go Black and White

Last week I talked about getting in close with your landscape images and going black and white in certain scenarios. I wanted to show what the opposite of that was like. Sometimes you see an image and you just know to convert it and then other times you don’t. Color is a big factor of […]

February 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on When to go Black and White

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?