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How I photographed the eclipse.

This is the second in a series of three articles about how to photograph an eclipse of the sun.  This last week on October 14,…

Solar Eclipse and Filters

In this article, I will talk about what gear you need for a successful photo of the eclipse. There are two solar eclipses in North America…

Travel & Street Photography

Nothing depicts the soul of a place better than the faces that occupy it. Travel and Street photography can be some of the most rewarding and interesting photographs that we can make. It does, however, take a special approach and way of thinking.

First Glimpse; Gear Talk

The Olympus OMD E-M1X My latest equipment addition is the Olympus E-M1X (not the latest version) and the accompanying lens the Olympus Zuiko 300mm f4…

Travels In Mexico

Here are some of my select favorite images from our trip so far in Mexico.

Copper Canyon, World Of Wonders

This is the second posting in a series about the trip to Mexico that I am co-leading with John Gregor, March 20-29, 2022. After enjoying…

Cooper Canyon, A world of wonders.

I am starting a short series about the trip I am co-leading with John Gregor to Mexico on March 20-29, 2022. This first part is…

Micro Adjusting Your Auto Focus

Sometimes the difference between getting an awesome image and throwing another one in the electronic trash-heap is a matter of millimeters. When photographing people, birds,…

The Myth Of The Full Frame Camera

Lately I’ve been getting the question by people: “I thought a full-frame camera was better for landscape photography? You use an APS sized sensor camara—why?”…

Reflections From Life On The Road

Three years ago in August 2016 I turned 60 years old, a milestone birthday in anyone’s life. It is the kind of birthday that causes…

Gearing Up For Travel

A season rarely goes by that I am not approached by several photographers asking my advice on how to pack for a trip, or prepare…