Category Archives: Thoughts

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My New Nikkor 24mm PC-E Tilt Shift Lens

When I visit London, I always take a tube ride down to Pimlico to visit a really cool camera store that deals only in Nikon camera gear. Grays of Westminster has been around for a long […]

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You Need Those Skies – A Lesson on B&W

Usually, when I am doing landscapes and the skies are less than ideal, I tend to lean with finishing my photo in B&W. This allows me to darken the sky and give it some character […]

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White Balance…Explained?

White balance can be a very technical aspect of your photography. It can be highly subjective and can be a powerful tool with you photography story-telling. It is also a complex subject that I think […]

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B&W is still awesome

Even with photography trends that focus on bright colorful images with deeply saturated colors, I feel there is still a great need for powerful B&W photography. Sometimes B&W can be used as a crutch when […]

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A cold morning at the Moultan Barn

On our coldest morning yet in the Grand Tetons, we made our way over to Mormon Row to photograph the famous Moultan Barn. This was also our first morning at the barn where the Grand […]

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B&W to communicate drama and mood

In the late fall, most of the fall color is gone. Bare trees do not usually make for a great landscape subject. The one thing you usually get is the beginning of winter storms and […]

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When the photo gods are at breakfast

Sometimes the elements and critters don’t cooperate and you can’t get the traditional picture you want. In this instance, the elk were too far away and the skyline is the background did not create the […]

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Nikon Z 7 B&W

Wow do I love the Nikon Z 7 and its B&W. I tweak the monochrome settings in camera to bring out the structure and clarity to give me an idea of what I am expecting […]

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I like the new Nikon Z 7!!!

So I was lucky to get my pre-order Nikon Z 7 on the first wave of orders. Thanks NPS and B&H!  For my first real test of the camera at the Grand Tetons, (when you […]

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The ladies need the love…too

The general rule with birds is that the males are more brightly colored than the females. When it comes to wildlife photography, the interest is usually the most interesting and colorful. This can bias photographers […]

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