Just a few weeks ago I was diving with giant manta rays, sharks, and even a few dolphins and schools of fish. It was an incredible experience, and after this diving trip I am [...]
I am on my way home after spending ten days aboard the Nautilus Belle Amie on a diving trip to the Socorro Islands in Mexico. I signed up for this trip with [...]
I am on the tail-end of a two week trip to Venice, Cinque Terre, and Florence, and wanted to share the gear I brought along with me (and actually used) on my [...]
This past week I was in Venice, Italy, with Brian and three other amazing photographers. I attended David DuChemin's "portfolio series" workshop, where the goal is to come away from the trip with a [...]
When I travel, especially to parts of the world where I know I am creating photographs I don’t want to lose, I try to store my photos in two to three different locations. After all, I am usually traveling because of photography [...]
A little over a week ago I came home to Portland from a two-week trip in Thailand, leading a workshop alongside Michael Bonocore with The Giving Lens. A few days after I was home I [...]
At this time tomorrow I will be on a flight to Bangkok, Thailand. I'll be spending a few days in the big city before jumping on a domestic flight to Chiang Mai, where [...]
Not long ago, I purchased a Fujifilm X-T1. At first, I was in love. The retro feel, knobs I could change exposure settings with (I'm not much of a fan of all-digital settings), [...]
I wouldn’t necessarily consider myself a “morning person”, but when I travel my alarm is almost always set to wake me up before the sun rises. Whether it’s to photograph landscapes and nature [...]
Explore the Elements is a contest that invites bloggers (that's you!) to showcase the images you’ve captured on your travels. There are four categories (Earth, Water, Fire and Air) and the challenge is to submit photos that capture the essence of each of these elements.
Whenever I do any type of travel, whether it's domestic or overseas, I always joke that it's difficult for photographers to not look like traveling hoarders. After all, along with the standard luggage (for me, that's one normal-sized suitcase and a small carry-on), we also have our camera gear to deal with...
During my recent trip to Thailand, co-leading a workshop with The Giving Lens, we had the good fortune of having one of our guides also know a thing or two about photography! So, for sunset, he drove us to a beautiful spot with a great view...