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Almost Aerial Photography


Almost Aerial Photography

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

Rediscovering The Grand Canyon


Rediscovering The Grand Canyon

Since moving back to Arizona from Australia, I've been spending a lot of time exploring remote locations in Grand Canyon National Park.

Photo Hoarding


Photo Hoarding

Editing your photography and deciding what you should keep or what gets sent to the trash is something we photographers do all the time.

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Light Painting


Light Painting

If I can name one thing in photography that really brings the kid out in me, it has to be light painting.

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My Pocket Camera Adventure


My Pocket Camera Adventure

There's a revolution happening right now in the world of quality pocket digital cameras, and I'm digging it.

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Seeing The Color


Seeing The Color

I've been wondering if there are any secondary effects caused by the amazing automation we find in cameras, especially with auto white balance settings.

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Keeping It Real, Or Calling It Art


Keeping It Real, Or Calling It Art

Every photographer will have grappled with the question of how much to edit photos in the camera or later with tools like HDR software, Photoshop and Lightroom.

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Photo Fixie


Photo Fixie

Single-speed mountain bike riders, boulderers, prime lens users. ...

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Give POV A Try


Give POV A Try

In sports, the POV camera captures a game from the point of view of the player. The view might be over the shoulder or any location near their position, of them or the action.

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Magic Light Anytime


Magic Light Anytime

I think one of the most underutilized pieces of camera gear available to outdoor photographers is the portable flash.

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Playing In The Rain


Playing In The Rain

I get a kick out of shooting in the worst kinds of weather—rain, snow, sandstorms—that sort of thing.

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Packrafting


Packrafting

When adventurer and packraft legend Roman Dial asked if I wanted to join him and his son Cody on a packraft descent of Tasmania's iconic Franklin River, I said to count me in.

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Get Airborne


Get Airborne

I’m not a pilot, but I love flying. Any flying device that can send me into the sky for a bird’s-eye view, no matter how precarious, I’ll give a try.

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Rephotography


Rephotography

The volcanic activity this year in Iceland has me thinking about returning to that country to record the changes in the aftermath of the eruption.

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The Land Of Oz


The Land Of Oz

I’m writing this column at the start of yet another big adventure. I recently moved from my home of 25 years in the sparsely populated and arid Colorado Plateau in the American Southwest to a new home on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia.

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Glacier Trekking


Glacier Trekking

Stepping onto a glacier brings you to one of the more surreal landscapes one can visit on this planet.

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Antarctica


Antarctica

I recently attended a fund-raising event held by the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust. It’s working, among other things, to preserve Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition base, which is suffering from recent climate change.

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Try A Photo Bike-Tour


Try A Photo Bike-Tour

This issue’s column continues my discussion about adventure photography in New Zealand. My latest adventure Down Under was a bike trip across the South Island from the east coast to the town of Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park on the west...

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Adventure, Kiwi Style


Adventure, Kiwi Style

As I write this, I’ve relocated and have been living for less than a week in my new home base on the South Island of New Zealand. The coastal town of Dunedin will be base camp for the next six months. From my experience, New Zealand could very well be...

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There And Back Again


There And Back Again

The question I’m asked most frequently at workshops and when talking with other photographers: Where is my favorite place to shoot photos? The intent of a question like this is to discover what’s at the core of what I like best when I look for a photo...

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