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March 10th, 2013

Are Sunsets Overdone?

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Sunset, Deception Pass, WA
I have a thing about sunsets.  As my friends will testify, I have been known to rant about how we’re being inundated with endless pictures of sunsets, and landscapes bathed in dramatic, richly-colored light (and don’t get me started about digital exaggeration). So what’s my problem?  Simple: I believe that this obsession with sunsets can …
 
June 23rd, 2010

Two Roads, Two Art Forms…?

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Artists' Palette, Death Valley National Park - Plus 40 Saturation
A few years ago, while thumbing through a major calendar, I saw a remarkable photo taken at Artists’ Palette in Death Valley.  I was astonished by the vividness of colors, an intensity that did not match my memory of the place.  I was so curious, in fact, that the next time I was in the …