Mountains of Color Fall Foliage Workshop.

Join me for a Weekend of Color in the White Mountains of New Hampshire ~ October 6th – 9th.   This years forecast calls for one of the best fall foliage seasons in a long time, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire are one of the most spectacular places to see and photograph the… Read More

Mistakes Were Made.

What do you do when you’re making a really long exposure that ends up being grossly overexposed? You make it black and white of course. Last night I was photographing on the Maine coast and experimenting with long exposures. The mistake I made was to trust the histogram displayed on the LCD of my Fujifilm… Read More

The (Fujifilm) X-Files

SOOC Sorry folks, no Mulder and Sculley here, the X-Files I’m going to be talking about have nothing to do with aliens or government conspiracies. These X-Files are the gorgeous straight out of camera jpeg files I get from my Fujifilm X-Series camera, the 24mp X-T2.  Anybody who’s considered purchasing one of Fujifilm’s outstanding X-Series… Read More

Sleeklens, Lightroom Workflow Made Easy(er).

Finish your photos faster. About a month ago the good people at Sleeklens asked me if I would be interested in trying out some of their workflow products for Lightroom and Photoshop. I figured anything that could speed up my workflow was worth trying, so I agreed to take a look at their Through the Woods… Read More

Water Wet

H2O For this week the Weekly Photo Challenge theme is good old H2O. As a landscape photographer water is the prevailing theme in many of my photographs. When looking through my photos trying to decide which photos to include in this post it appears that roughly three quarters of my photos contain water in one… Read More

Waterfall Wednesday

It Depends.  One of the questions I’m most often asked when it comes to photographing waterfalls is what camera settings I use, particularly what shutter speed. And my answer is always the same, “It depends.” It depends ~ On the look I’m going for. If I’m trying to capture the shapes and swirls created by bubble caught in… Read More

Want Great Sunrise Photos? Get Up Early!

Rookie mistake #1 when photographing sunrises – show up just before the sun rises. When you should have been there at least 30 minutes earlier. While out photographing a sunrise I almost always have the place to myself. That is right up until just a few minutes prior to the sun peeking over the horizon. That’s… Read More

And One Filter To Rule Them All

The One Filter You Can’t Live Without. The Weekly Photo Challenge topic is Landscape, so rather than simply share a few landscape photos I’m going to talk about the one filter that should be in every nature and landscape photographers camera bag. The one filter that cannot be duplicated in the computer, and the one… Read More

My Favorite Plugins Are Now Free!!

  I had to share this exciting news as soon as I could. The Nik Collection by Google is now FREE!!  That’s right, the plugins that I use on virtually every image are not $299, the price before Google bought Nik. They’re not $149, the price after Google bought Nik. They are FREE!! Run, don’t… Read More

NH Waterfall Workshop June 17-19

Join me for 2+ days of wet and wild waterfall fun as we photograph some of the amazing waterfalls in and around the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. On this 2+ day workshop we’ll visit some of the most beautiful waterfalls anywhere, some will be well known and popular, with a few secret… Read More