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5 Tips for Landscape Photographers That Have Nothing To Do With Your Camera

January 31, 2018
Photography tips. They're everywhere. So I thought I would add a couple of my own. Here are five tips that I have learned from experience that will help you be a better l...
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Familiarity Breeds Creativity Not Contempt

January 10, 2018
As a landscape photographer, I travel a good bit to photograph the beauty that nature has to offer. While I love getting to see these places first hand, it usually means...
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What A Difference A Day Makes!

January 01, 2018
As any landscape photographer can tell you, Mother Nature can throw you some curveballs. Rain when you wanted sun. Sun when you wanted rain. Weather plays a major role in...
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What's Wrong With This Picture?

November 16, 2017
As a landscape photographer my number one objective is to convey the beauty of a place and show what the world has to offer. Sometimes that is easily accomplished. If the...
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A Must Have for Your Photo Bag. And It's Free!

October 12, 2017
I routinely stay in hotels during workshops, photography trips and even family vacations. As soon as I enter the room I head straight to the bathroom. No, not because I d...
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Iceland Workshop Recap

September 30, 2017
Iceland. The land of fire and ice. Or as I like to say, "the land of fire, ice, waterfalls, rainbows, unpredictable weather and arctic char". This year Iceland threw more...
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Tripod Tip

August 29, 2017
As a landscape photographer my tripod gets put into some harsh conditions. Water, snow, sand, mud and dirt. You name it it has probably been put into it. Yes, even poo...
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Palouse Workshop Recap

August 15, 2017
The Palouse region of Washington offers a wide range of photographic opportunities. From colorful barns, rolling wheat fields and crumbling structures to the patterns and...
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ECCP: Explore | Compose | Capture | Publish

June 25, 2017
People often hear photographers talk about workflow. Most of the time this is referencing "digital" workflow or the steps, settings, processing techniques and file catalo...
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Waterholes Canyon. A Hidden Gem?

April 26, 2017
Have you ever heard of Antelope Canyon? How about Horseshoe Bend or Lake Powell? If you are a landscape photographer these landmarks are well known and are some of the mo...
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