Tales from our first night sky photography workshops in Joshua Tree National Park and more.
Located in the Wallowa Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness is filled with some of the darkest skies and the most beautiful alpine lakes in the Pacific Northwest.
Nighted Vail is the Grand Prize Winner of Outdoor Photographer Magazine’s 3rd Annual Great Outdoors Photography Contest and will be published in the July 2012 issue.
I’m very happy to announce that private and small group workshops are now available for those interested in capturing the night sky!
I first learned of Mossbrae Falls while browsing around on Google Earth. When I’m in a new area, sometimes I roam through everyone’s Panoramio images and see if there are any interesting places I might want to shoot. When I see a cluster of picture boxes surrounding a little area, I’m hoping to find something […]
That it did! On Sunday, Janurary 9th, rain started to come down in the middle of the night. In the morning around 11am, the rain quickly turned to snow from a cold front that was starting to move into the area of McKinney, TX. We had seen weather reports that said snow was likely, but […]
In photography, bokeh (pronounced /boʊˈkeɪ/) is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light.” Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause some lens designs to blur the image in a way that is pleasing to the eye, while others produce blurring that is unpleasant […]
Here is a great example of the difficulties of shooting in dense nature. When surrounded by trees, water, and nothing that really stands out, it is important to find something that will guide the viewer into the image and point out a subject. In this case, it is the branch of tree in the water […]
This is one of many that I plan to be uploading in the next couple of days. The lighting in the early evening worked significantly better for me as I think these images have come out much better. In the winter, the sun is closer to the horizon which makes for much better lighting for […]