Sunset Ferris Wheel

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Imagine a fantasy life. That is what I feel by looking deeply into this photograph of the Great Wheel along the waterfront in Seattle. A life that is so simple it just goes around and around showing the fantastic landscape of the Pacific Northwest, distant islands, and Puget … [Read more...]

20 “Best in Class” photographer quotes

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There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. - Ansel Adams You don’t take a photograph, you make it. – Ansel Adams If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up. – Garry Winogrand If your … [Read more...]

Take your HDR photography to the next level

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It was simple decision that changed the course of my photography. That decision was to be more intentional about my craft and to move to the next level of create stunning HDR photographs. These are the steps I took. 1. I got a mentor - Serge Ramelli is one photography … [Read more...]

Second Coming

Second Coming

The city line of Seattle and the Seattle Aquarium seem mere fodder in this photograph. What strikes me as most interesting is the sky. What my eye sees is a bright sky highlighted by scattered and dynamic clouds. What my mind sees is most different. My mind wanders, imagines, … [Read more...]

Waiting to Sail

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Captured mid-day in La Conner Washington. It was a nice day with bright skies and not many clouds on this day. I really loved how the boats were all lined up waiting to go out sailing on the waters of the Puget Sound. Camera Settings: Shot #1: ISO: 100  |  16mm  |  f 7.1  | … [Read more...]