Exploring

February 17, 2012 - I was fortunate enough to spend time in Phoenix recently with my brother John, who is an excellent musician and explorer...
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What is it About Sunsets?

February 17, 2012 - For some reason I've been attracted to sunsets for a long time (mainly because I've honestly not seen that many sunrises...
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A Word on Abstracts

February 17, 2012 - It's difficult to find a clear definition of abstract photography. Many agree that photos falling into that category con...
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Breaking the Rules

February 17, 2012 - There are basic rules (guidelines) of photography that are time tested and true...rule of thirds, leading lines, symmetr...
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The Beauty of Black and White

February 17, 2012 - Many years ago, B&W photos were the norm, and the entire world became very comfortable viewing everything in gray-scale...
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When in Doubt, Shoot it Out!

February 17, 2012 - One weekend afternoon I was feeling like a moth to the flame as the fading sunset light gave everything a golden, glowin...
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The Art of Patience

February 17, 2012 - Patience can be an important part of your strategy when capturing the world through a lens. I don't have a lot of patien...
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Nasty Weather Photography

February 17, 2012 - I've read several articles from famous photographers over the years about the importance of being "out there" when the w...
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Cedar River HDR

February 17, 2012 - One cold winter afternoon last year, I was exploring the trails leading to the river at the Ennis Nature Preserve west o...
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How Foggy Valley Was Created

February 17, 2012 - After chasing the sun along the Cedar River south of Hwy 30 between Cedar Rapids and Mount Vernon, I was driving home an...
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