Meditations in Monochrome-Deluxe Edition

We have just launched a hardbound, Deluxe Edition of my Meditations in Monochrome portfolio. The book comes packaged with a Special Edition print, or two if you wish. This will make a great holiday gift, so we are taking orders now! If you wish to receive the Deluxe Edition by Christmas, please order before December […]

Forest Fog in BW

John and I are working on a new update of my Meditations in Monochrome portfolio.  This version will be available in book form as a Deluxe Edition with a fine art print.  I am hoping to get it all online by Thanksgiving.  This version will include some new images, including the new Forest Fog image […]

Monterey Bay Sunrise

This photograph was made at sunrise overlooking Monterey Bay from Point Pinos.  I used my Singh Ray Vari-ND filter to use a slow shutter speed so the surf would be blurred.  Check out info on this filter here:  Singh Ray Vari-ND filter I hope you enjoy this one!  You might enjoy seeing my portfolio from […]

Ansel Influences

Here is a photograph of Ansel Adams and me, made at The Ansel Adams Gallery in  June of 1980 or 1981.  The occasion was an evening party during one of his famous workshops.  I was the “staff photographer” at the Gallery, and so got a “free pass” to events and lectures by Ansel and other […]

Sierra Sunset

Last week, I was busy getting my kids to bed when I noticed a glow outside.  Ran upstairs to grab my camera, stepped out my second floor office door, and made this image.  I was almost too late, and only managed to click off 12 frames.  I am not sure what I had missed, but […]

New Featured Print – Black oaks, autumn, El Capitan Meadow

For the month of September, I am offering a new Special Edition “Mini” Print from my Yosemite portfolio. I am releasing one image at a time as a “Featured Print” which you will be able to purchase directly from me! This month’s Featured Print is “Black Oaks, autumn, Yosemite National Park, California 1984″ shown to […]

Two Lilies in the Rain

On Sunday, we had rain.  Unusual for August.  Here is an image from the many frames I made.  Given the brown and dry surroundings of my backyard, I enjoyed this lushness! Starting September 2: Inspiring Nature Photography:  The Essentials (four week course) I hope that you are enjoying the new blog!  Tomorrow I have another […]

Welcome to my new PhotoBlog!

As you can see, my new photoblog is up and running! The blog now matches/blends in with the new web design.  My goals are the same –  to share my thoughts on landscape and nature photography in general, as well as sharing information specific to my own photography.  I will continue to include links to […]

Mexican Pebbles

In my backyard, I have a rectangular bucket full of Mexican Pebbles I bought many years ago from the local landscaping supplier.  I washed them down and set up to make a pano detail of them.  I aimed to the left for the first frame, then used the Shift function of my Tilt Shift lens, […]