Three months of vanlife

Three Months living in a van and I’m still alive and not regretting it. Complete with 70’s shag carpet, vans are once again becoming part of our culture. As retirement was going on it’s 3rd year I chose this lifestyle with the hope of discovering where I belong. Still searching for that answer I continue to explore and add more memories and experiences to my … Continue reading Three months of vanlife

10 Tips for Better Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of my most favorite subjects.  From the beaches and coastlines of Big Sur, California to the lighthouses of the Northeast, landscapes make up our world.  Everyone looks at them but few can capture the magnitude. Here are some tips to help you improve your landscape work and get the most out of your time 1. Wake up before the sun comes … Continue reading 10 Tips for Better Landscape Photography

Death Valley Photography Travel

Death Valley is one of the most unique places on the earth.  The colors and landscapes you can see there are amazing and I haven’t found anywhere else where you can photograph all of them in such close proximity.   Death valley is huge and without good planning you can easily get stranded without gas in the middle of literally nowhere. I’ve been there several … Continue reading Death Valley Photography Travel

Winter Photography Preperation

Winter is coming and we need to get ready for winter photography.  There are several different challenges that a photographer needs to overcome to produce good images. Cameras, lenses, batteries and all sorts of equipment behaves differently in the cold and we will go over the best ways to adjust to the weather and have good results. Cold plays havoc on our equipment.  First of … Continue reading Winter Photography Preperation

Autumn Photography Equipment

Off into the wilderness I go, well, almost.  Before you head out to get that spectacular shot of the autumn leaves and waterfalls you need to make sure you are prepared.  The easy part of planning the trip is figuring out what kind of cameras and lenses and accessories you are going to take.  The other part is remembering all the extras you need.   … Continue reading Autumn Photography Equipment

Autumn Photography

Well autumn is here and the leaves are changing. Everywhere you look there are reds, oranges, yellows–both on the trees and on the ground.  So today we will look at different ideas and techniques to use to get those awesome beautiful Autumn landscape images. First lets look at equipment.  The majority of my landscape images are taken with a nikon d700 and 16-35mm lens.  I … Continue reading Autumn Photography