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September 12th, 2013

Paradise Falls, Glacier NP

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
Modern digital cameras and their  resolution and dynamic range available today amaze me! While in Glacier on this last trip, I found myself shooting a particular scene that I would never have even tried to get away with on film or even without some serious exposure blending just a few years ago. A very contrasty … 
May 31st, 2011

Valley of the Three Kings

Posted By Joseph Rossbach
I just returned home from two weeks of shooting spring and leading workshops in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia near Canaan Valley. The conditions this year were some of the best I have experienced in almost five years! The foliage was fresh and green,  the water flowing and the light at times was nothing … 
March 18th, 2011

Brazil’s Landscape Treasures

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Serra das Orgaos National Park, Brazil
No, I am not blogging from Brazil – although I wish I was.  Most of us know little about this massive South American country except their annual Carnival and the beaches of Rio.  Few Americans know, for example, that some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet is no more than an hour or … 
November 6th, 2010

Hovering Over Paradise

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Helicopter over summit of Mt. Paget, 9625 feet, South Georgia Island
Yeah, yeah, I know.  In an ideal world, this blog should should be a day-to-day visual diary – sharing new pictures, and reflections on the art and business of photography. But the truth is, I haven’t taken a picture in weeks, busy with conferences, speeches, writing manifestos, and editing older pictures. Yes, professional photography can … 
September 1st, 2010

The Color of Dawn

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Lofoten Dawn, B&W
I was up for a 4 am sunrise as we passed close to the granite spires of Norway’s Lofoten Islands, well above the Arctic Circle. I have always loved this landscape, with cliffs rising right up from the sea, and small fishing villages clinging to the thin shoreline. But although the usual fog was missing, …