When You Want This, But Are Given This. What Do You Do? Do you give up and go home? Or do you embrace it? All too often we landscape photographers head out with rigid expectations of what we want to photograph and how we want to photograph it. So much so that we can be… Read More
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
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
The rocks below my feet stole the show on my last visit to Maine coast. The wonderful golden light and rich shadows certainly helped.
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
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