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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The More Things Change

Go With The Flow • Flash In The Foreground • Focusing On Retirement • View From 30,000 Feet • For  The Birds

But back in the film days of 1985, long exposures came with a host of problems to solve.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Elakala Falls, Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia

Elakala Falls is located inside of Blackwater Falls State Park in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Not So Sharp?

Diffraction Distraction • Flickering Time-Lapses • The Drive Vs. The Cloud: Updated “Whether” Report

An optical phenomenon known as diffraction is affecting your image quality.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Need To Know

There’s no substitute for getting out and just taking photographs

Photographers have access to endless amounts of guides, tutorials, ebooks and websites about making perfect photographs, any kind of photograph, and that includes landscape photographs.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Let go, and you’ll see the vast array of beauty all around

Well, that sounds quite lovely, but seriously, without judgment, I wouldn't be much of a photographer.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

White Sands Nat’l Monument, New Mexico

The White Sands National Monument sits at the heart of New Mexico's Tularosa Basin.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Spectrum Of B&W

IR What I Am • Faux Infrared • IR Filters • Cameras Converted To Infrared • More Than IR

I love the look of infrared photography; it's such an interesting black-and-white interpretation of landscapes.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Almost Aerial Photography

How to get a perspective from above with a low-impact, portable solution

I enjoy working from all photo angles, but I always keep an eye out for the highest point that I can shoot from.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Shooting Waterfalls

Quick pro tips for capturing summer’s cascades and tumbling torrents

Waterfalls are likely one of the most common subjects of landscape photographers, on par with sunsets and wildflowers.

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