Bad Weather Better Photos

Just say no to clear blue sky. I love extreme weather. There’s no better way to increase the odds of capturing exciting landscape photos than doing it when the weather is unstable and the sky isn’t just an expanse of clear blue nothing. As you may have seen in my last post, when I started… Read More

Sunrise Adventures In Tuckerman Ravine

Let the adventure begin. For the last ten years I’ve made an early spring trek into Tuckerman Ravine to photograph the grandeur of the headwall as its bathed in first light. The hike in isn’t too difficult, about 2.5 miles to the Hermit Lake shelter, where you catch your first real glimpse of your destination,… Read More

WPC: Reflecting

Fujifilm X-T2, XF10-24, 10mm, f/11, ISO 200, 0.4 seconds. Additionally I used a Haida 3-stop neutral density filter to slow the shutter speed a bit in combination with a Singh Ray 2-stop reverse graduated neutral density filter to help balance the sky with the darker foreground. To keep the filters in place I used a… 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