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Photo Tip: Go Against The Grain

Several years ago, I visited the charming town of Port Townsend in Washington state for the first time. I fell in love immediately with how quaint the area was. It was apparent the second I drove my vehicle off of the ferry that shuttled us over. However, despite its small town charm, the area was really packed with people, especially …

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Better than.

Recently, I came across a blog post from one of my favorite working photographers out there today, David duChemin. The post itself was written in the style and caliber that I’ve come to expect from someone as prolific and in tune as David. On the off chance that you don’t follow David’s work, I strongly recommend you rectify that and …

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Get Simple With Your Photo Compositions

As we bombard our eyes with the vast amount of photography content that is shared out every minute, it can be very easy to lose track of what a meaningful composition may look. The tendency to share “more of more” can lead us to think that cramming as much into the frame as possible will give your viewers more bang …

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Lofoten Dreams

The magic of Norway’s Lofoten Islands lies in the sheer number of places that you can capture its beauty and tranquility. Darting along these interconnected islands is an adventure in and of itself, revealing massive fjords and regal mountain peaks. I have been fortunate enough to visit during its bitterly cold winter season and, most recently, during the summer solstice, where …

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c’t Magazine Feature: Making of Thor’s Well

Several months ago, an editor from European-based publication, c’t Digital Photography Magazine, reached out and asked to interview me, noting that he was intrigued at a shared photo I took at Thor’s Well, near Cape Perpetua, OR. I was humbled and graciously accepted. The good folks at c’T Magazine graciously provided me with a PDF excerpt of the article to …

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Kirkjufellfoss

I just received my check-in notice for our return flight that will take us back home to Portland after two wonderful weeks traveling around Norway and Iceland. Both countries offered up some exquisite landscapes and amazing light, along with a sorts of temperamental weather. After all was said and done, Nicole and I ended up circling the entire country of …