Photography Do’s and Don’ts

Grammatical exceptions aside, here is a quick list of photography “do’s and don’ts” I’ve formulated from my field experience. Just for a little fun. Do; Keep a charged extra camera battery on your body when working. Don’t; Offer unsolicited critique of another person’s photograph. Do; Keep a lens cloth with you when working. Don’t; Use…

Grand Finale

Another season of Autumn Photography comes to a close here so I thought I’d put together a gallery of some of my personal favorite Autumn Landscape Photographs from my journeys through Colorado over the past 10 years. It’s difficult to choose which images to include as I have close to 500 commercial photographs, but this…

Originality in Photography

In this article, I explore the concept of the “blue jelly bean” of landscape photography. Understanding the importance of originality in your art. Article now available in my Photo Articles        

Photography Occurs in the Conditions That Exist

Camera packs. I have many of them and it’s always a curious challenge for me determining which gear I’ll take on a trip and what is left in the cabinet. I always have these fearful visions of my vehicle breaking down in the middle of nowhere with a boat load of photography equipment inside. Oh…

Autumn Photo of the Day

Chair Mountain in the background with the Crystal River in the foreground. Near Marble, Colorado. Oct 2nd, 2013 Canon EOS 1Ds Mk II – 1/30th sec, f/13, ISO 100, 105mm

Rocky Mountain High

My next photographic journey is back to the San Juan Mountains and Ouray, Colorado. Ouray (pronounced Your-ray) is a majorly great place in Fall. A historic Colorado mining town in SW Colorado, Ouray has just about everything you’d ever need to be happy about life. In the heart of the San Juan’s, about 10 miles…

The Best Moose is the One You Have With You

Now that I’ve returned from a successful and probably final moose photography outing in Northern Colorado this year, I’m sifting through and editing some 3,500 or so fresh images of these amazing creatures. As with any photographic subject, one can find a number of different attitudes and views among friends and acquaintances. One reoccurring attitude…

Back Roads of Life

  The plans are made for my Autumn 2018 road trip.  I’ll be heading out to the San Juan Mountains this year during the last week of September with my good friend Jonathan Steele. In a perfect world the weather will throw everything at us. I don’t really look for perfect blue skies and sunny…