One of the gems of The Great American West is a geological formation known as “The Wave.” It’s well-known among hikers and landscape photographers, but not among the general public. Continue reading How I Missed Catching The Wave
I’m often surprised about some of the questions people ask me about my photos. The most common question is whether the woman in the image “Behind The Veil” is my wife. The answer to that one is easy. Continue reading The 3 Questions I’m Most Often Asked About My Portrait
I get asked this question a lot. Most non-photographers think that it is the camera that takes great photographs. It’s not. It’s the photographer that makes great photographs.
Hang around any group of professional photographers for a while, and sooner or later you’ll hear the apocryphal story about Continue reading “What Camera Should I Buy?”
I was very flattered and honored recently to have been interviewed by Exhibitions Without Walls. EWW is an international organization that showcases the work of select photographers and digital artists.
My interview article, “Color, Texture, And Hopefully A Touch Of Mystery” was featured in Exhibitions Without Walls on February 22. I hope you’ll check it out if you get a chance.
I thought I’d share with you a few photos from ImagingUSA 2016 that I snapped with my iPhone.
Continue reading Photos From ImagingUSA 2016
- I’m in Atlanta for my first ImagingUSA, the national conference of the Professional Photographers of America. The pre-conference activities began last Thursday, January 7, and the main part of the conference started on Sunday. The conference ends tonight, Tuesday, January 12. I don’t know the estimated attendance, but it’s definitely up in the thousands. There are people here from all over the United States, and probably the world. However, over half of the people I’ve met are from Texas, several of them from within 30 miles of my home. I don’t know why that is. I know they sell cameras in other parts of the country, too.
Like many people, I make resolutions every New Year’s Day. Not the kind like “I’m going to lose 50 pounds this year”—although I definitely should make that one of my resolutions. No, my resolutions are almost always about learning some new skill. Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Take Your Photography To The Next Level In 2016
I think 1959 was the first Christmas Eve that I can still remember. I was 6 years old at the time.
What made that particular Christmas Eve more memorable than all of the others before or since? Continue reading Christmas Eve Memories
I’m occasionally asked by friends if they should take photos in RAW or .jpeg formats? It seems this question comes up more often around the holidays. People are getting new cameras, or else they’re pulling out old ones and trying to get up to speed on using them again.
What’s the difference between RAW and .jpg (or .jpeg, as it’s also called), and why should that matter to you? Continue reading Christmas Photos In RAW Or .jpg?
These are the 10 dumbest things people have asked me about photography, with answers. And yes, these really are questions that I have been asked. Continue reading 10 Stupid Questions About Photography