The case for infrared photography

Well, I am officially hooked on infrared photography. Earlier this morning, we took our DPW Workshop attendees to the historic barns on Mormon Row Road in Grand Tetons National Park for sunrise. Leading up to leaving for Wyoming, I got the idea to see how infrared photography would work with a Sony A7-system camera body. After doing a bunch of […]

By |Sep 26th, 2014|

Quintessential San Francisco

The crazy-hot weather in the Portland area has continued this weekend, so I decided to turn to editing a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco just after sunset. The weather was certainly more favorable than it is here today. With that being said, the overcast skies and cooling rain are already forecasted for later this week, but […]

By |Sep 21st, 2014|

Create For Yourself

I know that this piece of advice has been shared many times before by me and by many other helpful people, but it warrants sharing again. Simply, create for yourself. Create whatever and however you want to create, on your terms. Share your creations with the world not for the paper-thin and fleeting affirmation of others, not for that ridiculous +1 […]

By |Aug 23rd, 2014|

The early and lucky bird

I can’t remember what obscene hour Nicole and I woke up at to meet our driver/guide, who managed to get us to this spot before any other souls were there (aside from the security guards and vendors who were just beginning to set up shop for the day). This silhouette belongs to the famed Angkor […]

By |Aug 7th, 2014|

Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Deutschland! Großer Sieg!

Despite the rather anticlimactic final match of the FIFA World Cup, the solitary goal scored by Mario Gotze in extra-time play was beautifully struck. If you had to land a goal for your country’s win, that was a truly great way to do so. So with that, I want to send a big CONGRATULATIONS, GERMANY! on your […]

By |Jul 13th, 2014|

Seen from every which way

Depending on how much mental fortitude you have, thinking about how to photograph something that has already been photographed a gajillion times (it’s a real number) in a unique way could prove to be… daunting. And, to a degree, that is rightfully an appropriate reaction. In these instances, I find that it helps to think about this endeavor the same way […]

By |Jun 24th, 2014|