My latest macro photography has included jumping spiders. So now I have one as a pet… It likes to eat live flies. Continue reading
A common 55mm lenses mounted backwards on bellows can produce a macro photograph in the range of five times life size. What are the advantages of a bellows vs. the Canon MP-E 65mm lens? How does one set up a macro lens using a bellows?
Avid photographers with an expensive macro lens may use it for years and years, never taking a single macro photograph… Continue reading
I’ve been exploring macro photography as an alternative to following the crowd and photographing landscapes, beautiful sunsets, sunrises and iconic locations. Continue reading
At a local camera club we have a year-end party where members typically show a several minute slideshow of their favorite photos set to music. I chose a different route for my photo presentation… a little less serious. The goal is to have fun, right?
For me, this photo has the quintessential qualities of Northern New Mexico, beautiful clouds, blue skies, and adobe architecture. Much of this trip was spent simply walking around Santa Fe and Taos, not necessarily on a photo trip, but still looking for great photographs.
The scenic and fertile farmland of the Palouse in eastern Washington near Moscow, Idaho is a unique destination for photographers seeking beautiful landscape and farm scenes.
The Palouse farming region in eastern Washington, near Moscow, Idaho is a beautiful patchwork of fertile farmland planted with spring and winter wheat, mustard seed, canola and garbanzo. The hills and creeks play a role in forming the unique designs found in the photographs of this rich farmland. Continue reading
My winter visit to Yellowstone National Park was organized and led by Barbara Eddy and John Gurlach. In the wintertime, one cannot simply drive into the park. The Gerlach team led us on wonderful excursions for five days, rising before sunrise and shooting until it was too dark.
This past winter I spent five full days exploring Yellowstone National Park by snow coach. Passenger cars are not allowed at that time. The only modes of transportation inside the park are snowmobiles or snow coaches. I signed up with Gerlach Nature Photography Workshops led by Barbara Eddy and John Gerlach. It was a wonderful time with two very knowledgeable leaders. We were exploring the park daily from shortly after sunrise to past sunset.