Panoramic Point Reyes Photo Workshop: Gary Crabbe

My blog posting has been slow for a while due to the death of my dad, and my travel schedule over the past few weeks. I’m back in town now though and decided to participate in the Panoramic Point Reyes Photo Workshop this past Saturday which was taught by my friend, Gary Crabbe. I ran into …

New Environmental Photography Blog

Peter Bennett has launched an excellent new environmental photography blog, Citizen of the Planet. Peter is one of the good guys of this industry and is always willing to share his knowledge of the business when I see him at the photo industry events around town and over the phone. He’s been focusing on photographing …

Whitewater Trout Farm

My family used to go catch our own dinner at the Whitewater Trout Farm when I was a kid so I have fond memories of this place. There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh-caught trout. I was sad to find out that the trout farm is no longer in business but it is …

Canon 35mm f2.0 Lens

The Canon 35mm f2.0 lens is going to be my new walk-around lens for travel and photojournalism photo shoots on the 5D MKII. The 24-70mm has fantastic image quality but it is so bulky that it isn’t fun to use unless I’m doing nature photography on a tripod. Plus, when you shoot candid photography, you …

Photo Impressionism

Photo Impressionistic Red Serrano Chili Peppers After emailing with a friend about macro lenses, I felt inspired this week to dust off my macro lens and try some new approaches I hadn’t done before. My macro lens is the sharpest lens I own and typically I use it for photographing trees and forests to get …