SOOC.

Confessions of a (former) die-hard RAW shooter. Day after day my Fujifilm X-T2 amazes me with the images I’m able to produce, especially the straight out of camera (SOOC) jpegs. Case in point, this wonderful winter scene captured using the wonderful film simulations built into the camera. With my camera set to capture both RAW… Read More

Tripods Need Love Too!

Considering how much it cost me, you’d think I might take better care of my tripod, you’d be wrong. Without question my tripod is the most abused piece of gear I own. That is except for the few times a year my tripod gets the love it deserves for serving me so faithfully all these… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 3: Composition

In Part 1 of my waterfall photography series I discussed the gear you’ll find in my bag when I head out to photograph them, and in Part 2 I talked about camera settings and how I choose them. Now in the third and final installment I’d like to share some thoughts on composition and how… Read More

Waterfall Photography Part 1: The Gear

Waterfall season is almost here, are you ready? Who’s ready for some waterfalls? I know I am! It’s Spring time, it’s getting warmer outside, the snow we got here in New Hampshire is starting to melt. All of which means it’s Waterfall Time! Those of you who’ve been following me for even a short time… Read More

Baby It’s Cold Outside ~ Keeping Your Camera Going When The Temps Drop

Taking Your Camera Out In The Cold. Winter is my favorite time to photograph landscapes. Almost every landscape I’ve ever photographed I feel looks better under a blanket of newly fallen snow. As beautiful as this winter wonderland can be, there are extra precautions needed to keep my camera up and running when the mercury… Read More

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

Waterfalls at Mid-Day?

Ideal Waterfall Light. If you’d ask me to describe my ideal weather and lighting conditions for photographing waterfalls I would tell you that I hope for an overcast day and with any luck a slight drizzle. I would also tell you that it is definitely not during the middle of the day under harsh sunlight.… Read More

The Art Of Seeing Differently. 

Been There, Done That.  Now do it differently. The world is full of iconic locations that have been photographed extensively, Mount Chocorua in New Hampshire, especially as seen from this bridge, is one of them. The challenge for me was to come away with an image that wasn’t a cookie-cutter copy of many of the… 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

You Have To Be There!

Why Do My Landscape Photos Still Suck? You’ve bought a new camera, spent a boat-load of money on it too. You’ve studied every last thing you can find on how to use it. You can change camera settings like ISO, shutter speed, and aperture pretty much blindfolded. You’re a master of your new toy. However… Read More