Archive for the 'Photographers' Category

A Photographic Life… and then what?

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Pin It Picture: Photographer shooting sunrise light on North Peak, Hoover Wilderness, Eastern Sierra, California What happens to our pictures after we’ve shed our mortal coil? What are our families left to do with all the thousands of photos we’ve taken during our life-long quest for those perfect shots? Keep them? Abandon them? Spend weeks […]

Review: Landscapes in Lightroom 5 by Michael Frye

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Pin It Landscapes in Lightroom 5: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide by Michael Frye Now that my summer vacation has officially come to a close, the kids are back in school, and I’ve finally got the wheels of my business turning again, I want to share a few new things with you. I previously mentioned that […]

Why I don’t like powerlines in my scenic photos.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Pin It Picture: Fall colors on trees in the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire. If you don’t like High Capacity Electrical Transmission Towers and Wires running through your scenic photos, or even just your view for that matter, I’d like to ask you to check out (and possibly help fund) a project started by […]

The Trophy Shot – a nature and landscape photographers dilemma

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Pin It Picture: Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California This month I was fortunate to spend a week traveling through Death Valley as the guest of some friends who were leading a photo workshop. We arrived at Zabriskie Point on the first morning, which is one of Death Valley’s prime photographic postcard locations. Zabriskie […]

Light & Land by Michael Frye

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Redbud reflection along the Merced River, California. Photo Courtesy and © Michael Frye Over the recent New Year’s holiday, I had a chance to read the new e-book, Light & Land; Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom, by veteran landscape and Yosemite photographer, Michael Frye. Published as part of the Craft and Vision […]

What do you see?

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Pin It Picture: Woman looking at a photographic art display (Photos by Garry Winogrand) at the Pier 24 Gallery in San Francisco, California I had a great chance to start off the new year by doing what I love most, (when I’m not taking pictures) namely looking at other people’s photos. I had a chance […]

Even More Book News – and now another

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Pin It Picture: Photographer at work in the High Sierra, near Yosemite, California Today I turned in the edited manuscript and new chapter introductions for my current… no, wait… make that previous book project. I’m both proud and honored to announce that I have a brand new book project I’m now working on. This will […]

Working with Galen

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Galen Rowell, Berkeley Hills,

Why I Like Free Photos

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Pin It Picture: Shelter on Mount Whitney’s summit, Sierra Nevada, California; Photo by Justin Johnsen I know it must sound crazy at first; why would a professional photographer be happy about other photographers giving away their work for free? Given the dire warnings about how microstock was driving the stock photography industry in a race […]

I Need More Space Please

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Pin It File this one under: “The universe ain’t big enough for the two of us…” Picture: Moving rock at sunrise on the Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park, California Twice in the last few trips I’ve taken, I’ve had my personal space invaded when all around me there was nothing but empty space. I […]

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