A word on shutter speed

August 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A common question I get as a photographer is "how did you do that". Often times, the techniques that photographers use are actually quite simple, it's just the tools needed and the knowing (it's half the battle). One of the more power tools is using shutter speed. Using shutter speed I can freeze motion or I can blur parts of the picture, giving th...
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Bison

August 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Bison are large, powerful mammals, that used to roam the entire middle part of the country with impunity. However they are a fairly docile animal, and were hunted extensively in the late 1800's-early 1900's, to the point that if you want to see one today, you have to go to certain locations. Yellowstone is home to the most "wild" bison in the USA,...
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Storms in Lamar Valley

August 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I visited Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park last year, and if I had to describe how that time was, the term wet would come to mind pretty quickly. the weather was not perfect in the "I'm on vacation and want nice, sunny weather", but for photography, bad weather is good weather. Lamar Valley was a great location, full of fall colors, mounta...
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Patience

July 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Often out in the world, it's all too easy to think your location is getting you nothing and take up the "grass is greener on the other side" mentality. It's very easy to just pick up and move on to another location, however doing so might cost you a good shot. Showing a little patience at a site, can turn into the shot you were looking for or even...
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

June 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Last month I found myself in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. I was very surprised by how beautiful the park was with it's Badlands type rock formations combined with green grasslands. I only had a day walking around the south unit, getting to view petrified forest, Bison, prairie dogs, deer, but most importantly: WILD HORSES!! To me one of the...
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