What I learned from the Lunar Eclipse

I found myself in less than ideal conditions in the early morning hours of April 15, 2014.  In the city, and somewhat sleep deprived. Had I planned a little better, I could have… Continue reading

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SUMMER // INTERNSHIP

Are you a dreamer?  Do you know how to be more than a dreamer… someone who does?  Where do you want to be in 5 years? I have been a professional stills +… Continue reading

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Macro From Nothing

This technique can be used with most lenses, but please be careful not to scratch front element! It’s always better to give yourself more control with an actual macro, but if you get… Continue reading

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Daring to Begin

All glory comes from daring to begin. – Eugene Fitch Ware What does it take to be a “doer”? Let’s be honest, it doesn’t take much. Not a lot of brains or money, or… Continue reading

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Layering // Landscapes

If you’ve seen my work, you know that I love negative space.  And in landscapes, that often means lots of sky. It’s a more fine art look. Where the sky is an actor… Continue reading

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Big Bend // R+R

You can’t travel all the way to Marathon, TX for work and not at least spend a night or two under the stars in Big Bend. So after our interior shoot for the… Continue reading

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Ray Roberts // Night Lights

Elle and I were itching to sleep out beneath the stars, so we made a last minute trip up to Lake Ray Roberts State Park to do some weekend car camping.  Not a… Continue reading

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Into The Winds

If you were free to pursue your passions… what would you do?  Where would you go?  How would you share it? Get ready… Into The Winds is coming…. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________   all images and… Continue reading

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Gage Feature

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to shoot an iconic Texas hotel in Big Bend country, the historic Gage. It also happens to be one of mine and Elle’s favorite getaways… Continue reading

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Get Out There!

Happy Friday everyone!  Get outside this weekend and enjoy nature…. no matter where you live…     ___________________________________________________________________________________________________   If you are interested in learning more about photography, taking your art to a new… Continue reading

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The Great BIG Bend Giveaway

How would you like to join me on my new Big Bend Workshop in April…. FOR FREE?? Well, you could be the lucky one to win The Great BIG Bend Giveaway, and receive free tuition… Continue reading

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A New Day Dawns

As the year 2014 is just dawning… and the dew is still wet and sweet beneath our toes… I am struck with thankfulness.  Today is a new day, and this year is quite… Continue reading

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san francisco // from every angle

How creative do you get with the same subject? It can be challenging, but I always try to push myself to see all the angles, different qualities of light, and unending compositions that… Continue reading

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5D MK III // Field Review / Everglades

Before the Canon 5D MK III came out, I remember talking shop with a few other photographers about whether the change would be significant enough to justify purchasing a new camera body.  I… Continue reading

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Images of South Sudan | Solo Exhibition

In January of this year, I was asked to shoot a job more than half-way around the world in a country I new nothing about. Ravaged by decades of war, disease, poverty, and… Continue reading

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everglades // non-traditional fall colors

Color!  This time of year I start to think in terms of reds, oranges, and yellows.  But unfortunately, I will not be spending my autumn in the mountains in 2013. However, it was… Continue reading

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white rock | aerials + lifestyle

White Rock Lake in Dallas is a very fun, active area, so it’s no wonder there is a good bit of development happening in and around the nearby neighborhoods. The private and public… Continue reading

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Friday Flora

The Everglades ecosystem is about as diverse as they come. And the plant-life is a large part of that diversity. So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite flora related photographs… Continue reading

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Free Tip Tuesday // Panning

Some common questions… How do you stop motion in your photograph?  A fast shutter speed.  How do you show motion?  A slow shutter speed. Well then, you might be asking, how do you… Continue reading

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One Shot Monday // A Primal Fear

If I had just one shot today to hold your attention, would this do it? This image can illicit a great deal of fear for a great many people.  The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake… Continue reading

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A Dusk at the Beach

Near the end of my trip, I needed a little beach time. I found Bonita Beach in Bonita Springs, and it was perfect… just what I needed. I spent the afternoon and evening… Continue reading

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