Is One Image worth the Trip?

Perhaps landscape photography is like Vegas, The House Always Wins. But seriously landscape photography is definitely a pursuit without any guarantees. All the planning, the travel, the gear prep, the early mornings, doesn't matter because nothing ensures that you'll return with a bevy of stunning images. In December we have a, newly annual, tradition of... Continue Reading →

Saying Goodbye to the Magic of Fair Isle

My time on Fair Isle is rapidly drawing to a close. But I’m still up before dawn shooting in the morning and scouting in the afternoon. I can’t quite tell which I enjoy more. The landscape here is so diverse and amazing. I’ve never before experienced the high, sheer cliffs like the one I’ve experienced... Continue Reading →

The Best Laid Plans of Mice & Men

Do sometimes, if only rarely, work to perfection. Such was my convoluted journey to Fair Isle Scotland (although locals might stubbornly prefer “Fair Isle Shetland”. But I’m smart enough not to get involved with that debate). And although I confess to being weary from the journey, it was so definitely worth it. Fair Isle Scotland... Continue Reading →

Fair Isle Scotland – The Prelude

Wikipedia What’s that old saying, “Mamma don’t let you babies grow up to be Cowboy’s”, well let’s add “Don’t let your Photographer’s become travel agents”. Well at least not this one. It all started out innocently enough, an email blast with an “unbelievable” airfare from Seattle to Edinburgh. My mind quickly went to rolling Scottish... Continue Reading →

Kaanapali Beach, Maui Hawaii

May's Beach Kaanapali Maui Hasselblad X1D + Xpan Lens For going on 10 years I've had the "obligation" of accompanying Miss Laura on her work trips to Hawaii, Maui in February & July and Kauai in October. And for the most part, I've enjoyed the trips. But July is just about the worst time for me... Continue Reading →

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