Book Review: Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America’s National Parks – QT Luong

Like most photography lovers, my living room coffee table features a rotating stable of large-format photography books. The one photo book that has not left my coffee table since it was published in 2016 is QT Luong’s 456 page masterpiece of a book, Treasured Lands: A Photographic Odyssey Through America’s National Parks. If I could …

Night Photography Book by Grant Collier

I was recently provided an eBook version of Grant Collier’s Guide to Night Photography to review on my blog. I was very impressed by the amount of detail that Collier covered in the book and the photos were top-notch. Just about everything you need to know about the genre is covered in the book incl. which …

The Insightful Landscape Book

The Insightful Landscape is a collaborative book project that features the works of 26 landscape photographers (including myself). There is some seriously top-notch landscape photography in this book. All profits from the book’s sale are donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on behalf of Peter Carroll’s son, Liam. Several hundred dollars have been donated so far. …

Gifts for Photographers – 2012

Well it’s nearly holiday shopping season again so I’ve compiled a list of interesting gifts for photographers. These gift ideas are based on my own personal opinions or what I’ve heard and seen from other photographers. GoPro Camera HD Hero2: Outdoor Edition – these little video cameras are perfect for the outdoor recreation-loving photographer. Nik …

An Honest Silence: A Celebration of Wilderness eBook

I recently received a copy of An Honest Silence: A Celebration of Wilderness which is a joint eBook effort by Greg Russell, PJ Johnson and Ann Whittaker, with a forward by David Leland Hyde. The eBook features a number of great images but most importantly the authors make a passionate case for why wilderness is important …

Book Review: Digital Outdoor Photography: 101 Top Tips

Sterling Publishing recently sent me a copy of Heather Angel’s latest book, Digital Outdoor Photography: 101 Top Tips. Heather Angel is British nature photographer that has been been authoring nature photography books for many years. I had read some of her books when I was first starting off my photography career so I was somewhat …

Hawaii Guidebook Review: Hawaii The Big Island Revealed

While having a recent discussion about Hawaii with several photographers on Twitter, I was told to check out “The Blue Books” aka. the Hawaii Revealed guidebooks. Shortly thereafter, the publisher sent us a tweet thanking us for the acknowledgement. Since I have an interest in visiting the Hawaii volcanoes they sent me a review copy …

What Does Your Bookshelf Look Like?

I had two custom bookshelves made just to fit several of my large photo books. It was kind of fun to arrange my books. That right bookshelf cabinet consists of my photography and guide books. The guide books being on the upper left. On the upper right are my “how-to books” which include photography business …