Trail Ridge Road, RMNP

 Trail Ridge Road is the most breathtaking drive I have ever done. No offense to Big Sur, Icefields Parkway, Tioga Pass or any of the other world-class scenic drives I’ve done but Trail Ridge is one of the few roads outside of Alaska where you can drive above tree-line through tundra. In-fact at it’s highest point, …

Bear Lake, RMNP

 I got up very early to shoot this sunrise at Bear Lake. I probably waited in the parking lot for an hour before it was even bright enough to be worth getting out of the car for. Normally I probably would have just waited out by the lake but it was extremely windy at Bear …

Backroads San Juan Islands Singles-Solos Multisport Camping Trip

 Last week I had the pleasure of going on a six day, five night Backroads San Juan Islands Singles-Solos Multisport Tour. If you’re curious, here are my photos from the Wine Country to San Francisco Bike Tour that I shot last October. This San Juan Islands trip was less strenuous than the Wine Country trip was but …

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. …

TK Actions Panel

 I’ve been an avid user of Tony Kuyper’s Luminosity Masks for several years now and have written about it several times (Luminosity Masks blog post, Saturation Masks blog post) so Tony sent me his new TKActions Panel to play around with. You can see the panels on the above and below images. If you want …