Archive for the 'Photographers' Category

A teaching moment: Bracket the length of your exposures

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Pin It Picture: Photographer shooting at dawn, Drakes Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California One of the things I love about teaching workshops are those moments out in the field when I can help a participant solve a problem, especially if it means getting them to think about, explore, play with, or see […]

Featured interview in PhotoShelter’s new Business Guide

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Panoramic photo of photographers lined up to shoot the sunrise at Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California. I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been featured in an interview profile in PhotoShelter‘s newest business guide, The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography Business. I’ve been downloading, reading, and enjoying each of the […]

Should instructors take pictures during workshops?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Pin It Picture: Photography workshop participants shooting the sunset at the Point Reyes Headlands, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California – (All of the pictures in this post were taken of participants working in the field during my most recent “Point Reyes On-Assignment” Photography workshop.) Should instructors also take pictures when leading photography workshops? […]

Photographing the Beaches of Point Reyes July11-13

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Photographer shooting the sunrise at Drakes Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California For any photographers located in or around the San Francisco Bay Area, or traveling to the area, I’ll be teaching another 3-day photographic workshop at Point Reyes on July 11th through July 13th. The focus of this class […]

Have you ever broken a law to get a photograph?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Pin It Picture: No trespassing signs and fence along the shore of Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, California Have you ever broken a law or ignored a warning to get a photograph? The things some photographers do leave me raising an eyebrow, rolling my eyes, or worse, feeling like the words, “I’m a photographer,” is […]

The unexpected popularity of an image

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Sunset over the green east bay hills looking toward Mount Tamalpais in distance, from Briones Regional Park, Contra Costa County, California I admit to sometimes being surprised by the reactions to some of my photos. In this case, it started innocently enough; a client licensed an image. The photo was open in […]

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 […]






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