Right now, we are seeing some really questionable things going on in landscape photography.
Trophy hunting, or the act of only trying to copy epic photos of stunning locations, is running rampant.
People are trampling fragile environments with little to no understanding of the harmful effects they cause.
There are countless of stories photographers could tell based on the damages that Instagram has seemed to cause.
Right now, we have to think about what is the cause of these problems.
There has to be something deep down at the root of this.Read More
I started out my photography career with a 35mm film camera that only shot black and white photographs. I loved the whole process of taking the photo and then using a dark room and chemicals to extract the image from photo paper.
After I switched to digital, however, I tended to only shoot color photos.
I LOVE COLOR IMAGES. The impact you can create from a photo with colors is unlike anything I had ever experienced.
But, I never lost my love of black and whites. There’s just something so simple and beautiful about black and white landscape photography.Read More
Step into the shoes of a photographer for a moment. Well, I guess I should say step into the boots, waders, sandals, or cramp-ons of a photographer since we tend to wear so many types of footwear when we are working.
You’re standing in front of your top bucket list place and you’re holding the camera. The photo is great, but a better composition would be in that fragile ecosystem to your right. Or, another photographer is already standing in the perfect composition setup that you want.
What do you do?Read More
My experience in Ireland was… interesting.
First I got my car booted… twice.
Then my car got towed.
And that was all within 24 hours.Read More
The year was 2017 and I had been a photographer for several years.
I love photography and the entire creative process for shooting landscapes.
But I was burnt out. I didn’t want to touch my camera.
This was around the same time that I moved to Haiti too.
I didn’t touch my camera for landscape photography for six months.Read More
One of my good photography friends is Dusty Doddridge. I owe a lot of my photography locations to him. I also owe a lot of my best shots to him as they usually came when we were shooting together in Tennessee.
It’s for that reason that I had to get Dusty on the Stories About Photos podcast.Read More
Learning how to control color as a landscape photographer is a bigger deal than you think. Color and color pairing in landscapes is essential when it comes to taking better landscape photographs. In this video, I wanted to break down some photo tips of how to control color in landscape photography.Read More
It's true, you can easily make panorama photos very easily.
There are some essential steps you can take in the field to be sure you're set up for a perfect composition and panorama stitch.
After that, you take your photos into Lightroom.Read More