Tag Archives: nature

Arches, Canyonlands, Monument Valley 2017 report

This years’ workshop to the desert southwest proved to be quite challenging because the roads inside Arches national park we closed during the week and even had delays when they were open. One of the great benefits of working with such small group, I can easily change the itinerary when we are at a location […]

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Hawaii 2017 Workshop Report

I have just returned from Hawaii and I can’t begin to explain how awesome the workshop was! Because the lava was flowing like a burst hose on the Big Island, that experience jumped to number 3 of my photography highs of all time!!! It was incredible to witness and photograph and as usual….I changed my […]

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Red

Whether it is a dramatic sunrise/sunset or a beautiful red flower, the color red is a challenging color to photograph. Why? In today’s digital photography world, most pros have taught you to push your histogram to the right edge without touching it and using your highlight alert indicator to show that you have no/very few blown […]

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The Impact of a Vertical Comp

Many elements have an effect on the success of an image including color, composition, and subject, but it needs to have an immediate impact if it is to be truly successful and the most overlooked aspect of composition is composing vertically. It is by far my favorite element and combined with an ultra wide-angle lens […]

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Washington State Workshop Report

I have always loved the Pacific Northwest and I was really looking forward to running my workshop there even with the challenges I knew we would face with the weather…. especially on Mt. Rainier. I made sure I scheduled enough days on the mountain so we could focus on the waterfalls but also have plenty […]

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