Responsible Droning

I confess that when it comes to drones and aerial photography I’m a bit perplexed and dismayed. On one hand I have a lifelong love of airplanes and flying. And combining that with my love of photography the two together are a match made in my own personal heaven. (More about my Avgeekness at the... 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 →

Sucia Island Marine State Park

For 20 years I've been a negligent resident of the San Juan Islands in that I've never visited the glory that is Sucia Island Marine State Park. I rectified that this month with a quick two night trip to this Pacific Northwest island paradise. And this trip was way too long in coming and far... 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 Return to Film, 50 Rolls in

Waimea Pier - Sunset Long Exposure - Waimea, Kauai HI Hasselblad Xpan + Fujifilm Velvia 50 I've now shot 50 rolls of film since I dove back down that amazing photography rabbit hole so I wanted to share a few thoughts. So in no particular order here we go. Shooting film is hard, at least for... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Images from 2017

2017 was a very interesting and enjoyable year. My goal was to scout and shoot more often, but take less pictures per location and cull harder. And the year has gone by really, really fast. So before I started collecting images for this post, my feeling was that it might be a "down" year for... 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 →

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 →

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