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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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Nature Visions Expos

Please come out and join Don and Denise at Nature Visions Photo Expo!  The Expo is held at Nov. 3-5 at George Mason University’s Hylton Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20110.  Don will be presenting on […]

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Flat Light… what to do?

We just returned from a photo tour of Cape May, NJ. Cape May is a beautiful town, with historic homes, coastal beauty, and lots of natural habitat to enjoy. For the first time ever though, […]

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Revisiting the Brown Bears of Katmai National Park — Otis (a.k.a. Bear 480)

In the past four years, I’ve been fortunate to visit Katmai National Park on three occasions, most recently in early July 2017.  Photographers are drawn to Katmai by the brown bears that gather at Brooks […]

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