VIDEO - BUILDING ACTIONS TO AUTOMATE REPETITIVE TASKS IN PHOTOSHOP

After a busy Art Show and Workshop season, I'm finally continuing my Advanced Post Processing Workflow series on YouTube. In episode...

Erin Babnik Shares Personal Story of Surviving the Camp Fire

ERIN BABNIK SHARES PERSONAL STORY OF SURVIVING THE CAMP FIRE

Due to the personal nature of its content, the article that I published this week appears on my own website. After losing my home,...

 
 
 
Landscape Photography When It's Quick and Unplanned

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY WHEN IT'S QUICK AND UNPLANNED

We can get enamored with stories of blood, sweat, and tears to get a photo, the stories where a photographer hiked many miles into...

Impressions of China

IMPRESSIONS OF CHINA

I recently returned from a photo trip to eastern China and wanted to share a few impressions of that part of the country and tips on...

 
 
 
Better Quality Night Sky Images Using Luminosity Masks

BETTER QUALITY NIGHT SKY IMAGES USING LUMINOSITY MASKS

Digital cameras have revolutionized our ability to create images of the night sky. Using film, there are essentially two ways to expose...

10 Items to Bring on Your Next Photography Trip

10 ITEMS TO BRING ON YOUR NEXT PHOTOGRAPHY TRIP

Whether you are heading out on a photography adventure for a weekend or week, or even longer, there are things we all think about taking...

 
 
 
Finding Your Niche

FINDING YOUR NICHE

Finding Your Niche I recently met up with photographer Mike Moats, and remembered his story of photographing the Watchman in Zion National...

Color Filters For Autumn Season

COLOR FILTERS FOR AUTUMN SEASON

Mount Assiniboine peaks surrounding Lake Magog When it comes to color and impact, fall is full of opportunity. The season is an amazing...

 
 
 

GALEN ROWELL, THE ORIGINAL ADVENTURER PHOTOGRAPHER

One of the first figures in the world of landscape photography to inspire me was Galen Rowell. Although I started my journey into photography...

Scenes From Iceland

SCENES FROM ICELAND

In my last travel video, I showed you some behind the scenes footage from a photo trip I took to the Faroe Islands with photographer...

 
 
 
“Luck is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”

“LUCK IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PREPARATION MEETS OPPORTUNITY”

This is a famous quote by the Roman philosopher Seneca, and it's been a guiding principal in my photography as well as life in general....

How to Decide if Your New Photo is Ready for the Eyes of the World

HOW TO DECIDE IF YOUR NEW PHOTO IS READY FOR THE EYES OF THE WORLD

The fast-paced world of online photo sharing and the conveniences of digital development have combined to encourage increasingly rapid...

 
 
 
When Will Vandalism of our Treasured Locations Stop?

WHEN WILL VANDALISM OF OUR TREASURED LOCATIONS STOP?

This summer I visited Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City, Oregon. It was my first time to the area in about four years, the longest stretch...

Backlighting - My Favorite Light

BACKLIGHTING - MY FAVORITE LIGHT

I love backlighting in landscape photography; it creates an inner glow to mountain flowers, fall leaves, and meadows or rim lighting...

 
 
 
The Intersection of Weather and Photography

THE INTERSECTION OF WEATHER AND PHOTOGRAPHY

One of the most common questions I get asked when teaching workshops or discussing photography is, “How do you know when to go out...

Split Toning With Luminosity Masks

SPLIT TONING WITH LUMINOSITY MASKS

(Note: I published the video that accompanies this article on my YouTube Channel in June, so if you are a subscriber over there you...

 
 
 
Visual Flow

VISUAL FLOW

I was looking through several of my favorite images from the past 6 months and I noticed a pattern. Many of them have a visual flow...

Photography - Learning the Hard Way

PHOTOGRAPHY - LEARNING THE HARD WAY

Most of what you see and read around photography talks about our successes and showcases only our best work. This isn't surprising...

 
 
 
Top Ten Tips For Successful Wildflower Photography

TOP TEN TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY

Images from Mount Rainier in the Pacific Northwest Of Washington State My favorite time of the year for photographing nature is always...

Photographing The Faroe Islands

PHOTOGRAPHING THE FAROE ISLANDS

In April 2018 I had the opportunity to photograph on the Faroe Islands with fellow photographers Raynor Czerwinski and Josh Merrill....

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction

Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction

South facade duck. Image © FangFang Tian Architects: House Fiction Location: Sanlitun, Beijing, China Lead Architects: House Fiction Client: Doko Bar Area: 140.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

© FangFang Tian Architects: NAN Architects Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China Architect In Charge: Xu Nan Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu... Read more ...

Folding Garden / ZHUBO DESIGN Chief Architect Studio

Folding Garden / ZHUBO DESIGN Chief Architect Studio

© Zaohui Huang Architects: ZHUBO DESIGN Location: Crossing of South Fifth Ring Road and Dexian Road, Jiugong Town, Beijing, China Design Group: Chief Architect Studio Chief... Read more ...

Stevie Ray Vaughan Art Painting “Hat and Guitar” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Stevie Ray Vaughan Art Painting “Hat and Guitar” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Oil on Canvas This painting is sold, but commissions are welcomed, Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art "Red in Winter" Painting by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Red flowers brighten a zebra vase in a black and white themed painting. Contemporary Abstract Mixed Media Still Life Flower Art Painting 12"x12" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...

ALASTAIR FONTANA - B&W SEA - 0006

ALASTAIR FONTANA - B&W SEA - 0006

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Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago's Riverfront

Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago's Riverfront

Animated work by Zheng Chongbin ART ON theMART is a new Chicago-based art program that amplifies the works of contemporary artists, transforming their pieces into dazzling... Read more ...

Edge House / KARO Architects

Edge House / KARO Architects

© Hyo sook Jin Architects: KARO Architects Location: Yongin, South Korea Architect In Charge: Kijung Kim Design Team: Hyunyong Jo Area: 95.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs... Read more ...

Fine Art Print Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art "Anasazi-Mini" by Colorado...

Fine Art Print Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art "Anasazi-Mini" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

I've chosen some of my favorite paintings to be made into bite-sized reproductions. In this collection of small canvas prints, each one arrives with its own little easel... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Woman in Hat" by Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Woman in Hat" by Cecelia Catherine Rappaport

6"x5" Mixed Media on Paper Read more ...