Tag Archive: texas

THE MAGIC OF BIG BEND

I feel very fortunate to have been to Big Bend National Park a lot. I really mean it. A whole lot. I’ve been to Big Bend at least 2-3 times every year since… Continue reading

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BRAZOS BEND | Working to Relax

Nowadays, at least in the U.S., we’re all expected to work more and more. The saying used to be “working 9 to 5”, but not too long ago it became 8 to 5…… Continue reading

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#FindYourPark | BIG BEND

Now we’re talking! Big Bend is my home park… So I’ve got lots of good insight for you here. I’ve been making the 9 hour drive to this remote National Park for the… Continue reading

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Winter in Big Bend

We just returned from our annual birthday trip for Ellen to Big Bend. And this one was extra special. It’s always a special experience to spend time in nature at one of our national… Continue reading

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Blue Hour Teaser // Fair Day

If you hang around photographers long enough, you’re bound to hear myriad gushing tales about the “golden hour”.  And it is great. But what you don’t hear as often, and I’m not sure… Continue reading

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Hummingbirds. By Remote Control

~ andrew Music: Parlours Liars   Take your photography to a new level… check out my new workshop dates:   Grand Teton Photographic Tour/ Workshops 2014 More Destination Photo Tours/ Workshops 2014   If you are interested… Continue reading

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When All Else Fails… Time-lapse It

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” ~ Ansel Adams Sometimes you get yourself out of bed at 4:30 AM and drive across town to… Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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PINS selects

Elle and I traveled to Padre Island National Seashore this weekend to enjoy the ocean. Beach camping proved a bit more difficult than our usual locations… but it was great prep for the… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // equipped

“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.” Ansel Adams   Equipment It cannot be said enough… the equipment is only as good as the photographer using… Continue reading

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flashback | everglades

It was thirteen years ago…. I sat at a crappy, college-student computer, playing around on a new website called “Priceline”. Back then, all you could do was bid on flights. And so it… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the plan

“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein Once I’ve made a decision on the destination, the real planning begins… I chose my route… Continue reading

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planning an epic road trip // the destination

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller  The first thing, and sometimes one of the toughest to determine when planning a road trip… Continue reading

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