A Week at Lime Kiln Lighthouse

This is a diary of sorts from a week I spent shooting Lime Kiln Lighthouse on San Juan Island last winter. DAY 1 – EARLY MORNING My goal for this shoot was to visit the same location multiple times and really get to know the site. More planning and a bit less shooting with the… Continue Reading →

My Favorite 16 Images of 2016

Sometimes it seems that I plan and go out shooting time and time again only to return home empty. So it can be a bit renewing to go through my year worth of published images to choose my handful of favorites. And this year is turning out to be the hardest I’ve yet had. I’ve… Continue Reading →

Morning Light – March 2016

March has been an absolutely incredible month of morning light. And I was fortunate enough to capture some images that have become some of favorites for the year. As Spring has sprung the weather has become way more favorable and much more reliable. For this first series I was headed out with an idea for… Continue Reading →

Choosing a camera sensor, or film, size

Wikipedia Let’s cut right to the chase. I’m not gonna boldly state what size camera or sensor or film size is the best. Photography is all about preferences and compromises and this choice is no different. What I will do is discuss the variety of formats that I’ve used and share some of my experiences,… Continue Reading →

My Seasons of Discontent

There is an idea, which I strongly subscribe to, that bad weather equals good photography. And as I review my images at the end of each year it becomes obvious that summer is my least productive time for landscape “keepers”. In truth there are a number of reasons why this happens and the primary one… Continue Reading →

Crib Notes on Long Exposure Photography

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to give a private photography lesson on Lopez Island. The lesson was primary tailored towards long exposure photography but also include some general discussions on exposure and post processing techniques as well as some advice on gear. I thought I’d summarize the course notes I provided for that… Continue Reading →

Morning Light Project – That’s a Wrap

It hardly seems possible that I started this project a year ago. But as “they” say, time does fly by. It’s been a pretty wonderful year filled with, mostly, beautiful mornings and great light. So I’ll end this project with this month’s shot from Kauai as well as my favorite images from my year long… Continue Reading →

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