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The Red Chair

Hey everyone. This is something I've been working on for a while and been thinking about for even longer - how to create a deeper connection with landscape photography. The most difficult things to convey in a landscape photograph are almost always scale and intimacy. Scale is difficult because a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional world can fall short in portraying the scale of the

The Red Chair 2018-05-09T20:03:39+00:00

Solitude and the Bisti Badlands

The Bisti Badlands are unlike any place I've ever visited. The erosion of layers of rock has left behind the singularly unique hoodoos that look more like something in a science fiction book than a real place. The Bisti Badlands remain somewhat below the radar in terms of being a tourist attraction of any note - a single shell road leads is the primary access

Solitude and the Bisti Badlands 2018-02-26T20:19:19+00:00

The American West

The American West is not a place. It is a sense of calm - one that captivates you with its grandeur, and overwhelms you with its silence. It is expansive yet intimate. It brings you in gradually and imperceptibly. The American West stays with you long after you're gone and feeds the yearning to return. The American West is not a place. Yet, I can't

The American West 2018-01-28T13:39:35+00:00

Image Stacking and a Photograph’s Integrity

Image stacking is a commonly used tactic by photographers who use tripods. It's when you take multiple shots from the same location and stack them on top of each other so that you can remove any unwanted movement of a non-stationary object in frame. It's a great way to capture a scene in a more quiet state. I primarily use it to shoot busy locations

Image Stacking and a Photograph’s Integrity 2018-06-07T20:06:47+00:00

What I shoot and why

One of the things I most often want to learn about prominent photographers is not necessarily why they shoot, but rather what they like in their own work. I always tell people that with my photography, I shoot and edit the way I personally like something to look and hope that others will too. With the exception of commissioned work, I always shoot for myself.

What I shoot and why 2018-06-07T20:06:11+00:00