Route 66 Photo Road Trip Workshop

Route 66 Photo Road Trip Workshop

We're getting back on the road! I'm excited to announce that my annual photo road trip on Historic Route 66 in Arizona is back for 2021. Join me and a small group of your peers for three days of history, car culture, roadside attractions, landscapes, and MUCH MORE....

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Real Estate Photography with Olympus Cameras

Real Estate Photography with Olympus Cameras

I have photographed real estate and interiors with Olympus and other micro 4/3 cameras before, and I've always been happy with the results. These days I'm photographing homes with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X and usually the m.Zuiko 7-14mm f2.8 pro lens. That is supported...

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Olympus m.Zuiko ED150-400mm f4.5 tc1.25 IS Pro Samples

Olympus m.Zuiko ED150-400mm f4.5 tc1.25 IS Pro Samples

It's finally here! The long awaited professional super-telephoto lens from Olympus will begin shipping soon. I've been eagerly awaiting this lens since it's announcement, and I was lucky enough to get to shoot with it this week. You can watch my video review to find...

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Olympus 100-400mm f5-6.3 Sample Images

Olympus 100-400mm f5-6.3 Sample Images

The Olympus 100-400mm f5-6.3 lens is a very capable lens for nature, sports, or any other subjects you may want to photograph at a distance. It may not be a "pro" lens, but it has a lot of features pros will love. It is a splash resistant lens that focuses very close,...

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The Bird Studio

The Bird Studio

I will be the first to admit that I don’t shoot much at home. I tend to find most of my inspiration when I travel. Getting out of my comfort zone helps me to focus on my surroundings, and it challenges me to react to what I see in a creative way. But these days that’s...

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Having Fun During Lockdown

Having Fun During Lockdown

These are crazy times! Here in the United States we are sheltering in place to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For some of us that means a LOT more quality time with our families. My 6yr old daughter has been working on her song writing and really stepping...

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Balance your White Balance with Photoshop and Lightroom

Balance your White Balance with Photoshop and Lightroom

Architecture has always fascinated me. I have a few clients that I photograph houses for when I’m not on the road teaching. I appreciate the design aspects of good architecture and interior design, and I enjoy the challenge of finding the best angles to showcase the...

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Great Photo Book from Saal Digital

Great Photo Book from Saal Digital

Making photo books for my trips has been on my “to do” list for years. For one reason or another I never seem to get around to it. I went to Peru to lead a photo workshop along the Amazon River this year, and I figured THAT trip deserves a book if nothing else does!...

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Inspiration from new technology

Inspiration from new technology

I think that play is important. It’s important to allow yourself to be creative and just PLAY sometimes to see what happens. There is no penalty for experimenting with a digital camera. You never know what you might create if you just try whatever comes to mind. And that is exactly what I did with the new Olympus E-M1 markIII in Peru when I co-led a photo workshop there for Wildside Nature Tours.

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MagBeam Flash Extender Review

MagBeam Flash Extender Review

The MagBeam from MagMod makes your flash work with your telephoto lens. In my experience, flash tends to be the most mysterious device in most photographers’ bag. Most of my workshop clients have one, but most of them never use it. Maybe they were told that they...

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