Archive for the 'Photos' Category

Aerial view over Maui and tips for shooting from airlines

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Aerial view of clouds and sugar cane fields over south central Maui while on approach to Kahalui Airport, Maui, Hawaii I started my last post with the idea that photography, especially travel photography, is often about finding yourself balanced between things you can and can’t control. And such is exactly the case […]

Travel Photography is often about Get What You Can

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Pin It Picture: Palm tree at sunset, Kihei, Maui, Hawaii Almost all travel photography has a combination of things that you as the photographer can or can’t control. Sometimes it simply boils down to a take-what-you-can-get proposition. Nowhere is this more true than when a professional travel photographer takes a family vacation, especially when the […]

Starburst images on the Nikon web site

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Sunburst behind rocky spire near Vogelsang Pass, Cathedral Range, Yosemite National Park, California A couple weeks ago I mentioned that one of my images from The Subway in Zion National Park was being used on the Nikon web site in their Learn & Explore section. I’m pleased to let you know that […]

Featured Google Plus Presentation Light Landscape and Personal Vision

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Pin It Photo: Storm clouds and pastel light on sand dunes at sunset, Mesquite Dunes, near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley National Park, California Last week I was delighted to be a featured guest and give a special Google Plus Hangout version of one of my popular public and workshop presentations called, Light, Landscape, and Personal […]

My Zion Subway photo featured on Nikon’s web site

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Left Fork of North Creek at The Subway, Zion National Park, Utah It’s been a bit of a crazy spring & early summer season for me, but there are a number of things which have been going on regarding my photography which deserve a brief mention. Sometimes being accused of being too […]

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 […]

Are my images shot on slide film now dead?

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Crescent Moon in evening light over oak tree on Palassou Ridge, Santa Clara County, California I have to wonder, from a business perspective, if many of my older images which I shot on professional-grade transparency slide film aren’t, for lack of a better term, ‘dead’? Earlier this spring I received a call […]

I’m judging; Got any Mystical or Moody Photos?

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Pin It Picture: Interior of a antique First-Class passenger railroad car, Railtown State Historic Park, Jamestown, California* Business and life has me a bit backlogged on a few announcements I’ve been meaning to make. First off, I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been asked to judge a photo competition for Chasing the Light. The theme […]

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 […]






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