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Spring Snow in the Smokies

  I just returned from our Spring Smokies Tour. We always hope for certain conditions for our clients, but this year we received a special surprise. It snowed at the higher elevations! In anticipation of […]

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Shooting the Same Place Twice… or many more times!

This might seem like an odd topic for a post, but honestly, I think about this all the time. When trying to figure out where to go and how to spend my time and money, […]

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What’s in your Toolbox?

We live in a wonderful time to be a photographer. The options and creative techniques seem more than I can count. I tend to think of these techniques like tools, and by learning new techniques […]

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It Needed Something

Recently I was searching my Lightroom Catalog for some images from Palouse. While the image featured in this blog was not the one I was looking for, it is the one that I decided to […]

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Metering… What’s it do?

Metering… in a very odd shaped nut shell…. In the early film days, camera did not have built in metering systems. Photographers would use handle-held light meters to aid them in determining proper exposure for […]

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Why We Fly

  As artists and photographers we tend to be an opinionated lot. Some folks are pro this brand of camera and have what appears to be contempt for other brands. I think this is typical […]

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Return to the Familiar

  A few weeks ago we hosted a meetup at a place we call the Truck Farm.   It’s a wonderful collection of a couple hundred old trucks.  Since I have made several trips to this […]

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Image Tracker

For many of us (all of us that don’t focus primarily on bird photography), capturing images of birds in motion can be a real challenge. The culmination of lots of standing, waiting, and frustration only […]

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Iridient Transformer

In my last blog, I wrote about using Iridient Developer to process Fuji images. At the end of that experiment, I decided that I still preferred using Lightroom Develop or Adobe Camera Raw to process […]

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Iridient Developer

Today I spent some time testing out potential new workflows for processing images. As many folks know, I love Photoshop and Camera Raw for processing my images. I feel these tools give me the most […]

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