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Las Vegas, Valley of Fire, and ghost town trip report 2017

I’m catching up on workshop reports in the next few weeks as my I will be finalizing my entire 2018 workshop schedule shortly.  The Las Vegas workshop is one of my shortest but offers the greatest variety of subjects like the “brain building” shown above all the way to the natural formations of the Valley […]

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For the Love of Landscapes

I have been photographing for about 30 years now and I just can’t help but think that I have been chasing the sun for just as long. The image above is around 20 years old (slide) and was probably the first to really drive the point home of when I needed to be out in […]

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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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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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