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Author Archives: Luke


Dunn County Hoarfrost

I was out in western Wisconsin last weekend.  I visit the area often with my wife since her family lives in the Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire area.  However, I haven’t really ever gone out […]

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Sturgeon Bay Winter Fleet Schedule 2019

I just saw a post in the Door County Vacationers Facebook group with tentative dates for the Sturgeon Bay Winter Fleet Schedule.  This shows all the Great Lakes freighters expected to arrive in Sturgeon Bay, […]

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Micro Four Thirds: Trying A New System

I’ve decided to add another system to my photography mix.  I love playing around with and learning new cameras.  I’ve had my eye on micro four thirds for a while.  I borrowed an E-M5 II […]

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Black Friday Print Sale

Give the gift of photography for this Christmas and Holiday season!  I have prints available from Door County, Wisconsin, National Parks, Iceland, and more from my travels.  As I usually do, in 2018 I am […]

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My Favorite Photography Podcasts

I love podcast!  Who doesn’t right?  So of course I listen to a lot of photography podcasts.  I find it very interesting to hear what is going on in the photography world and actually learn […]

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Fall Garage Sale!

  I have a lot of items that I am looking to sell to make some room in my camera bags.   Here is the list of that I have.  If you would like anything please […]

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Fujifilm 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 Lens Review

Last year I bought in to the Fujifilm system as a way to have a lighter kit while not sacrificing image quality.  If you have read my other blog posts about Fujifilm or follow me […]

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X-T3 Lightroom White Balance Bug

Us early adopters like to live dangerously, don’t we?  X-T3 Lightroom white balance handling has a bit of a bug.  Lightroom was updated today to version 8.0 with the ability to support X-T3 .RAF files.  […]

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Door County Fall Colors – My Five Favorite Locations

Fall is by far my favorite time of year for photography.  Door County is a wonderful place to fall colors.  Every year, the Door County fall colors photography opportunities are plentiful.  There are many, many […]

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How to Open X-T3 RAW files in Lightroom

UPDATE October 15, 2018: Well that didn’t take too long!  Lightroom has been updated today to fully support Fujifilm X-T3 raw files.  This post may still be helpful to you though if you wan’t to […]

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Fall Colors Report for Wisconsin

Fall has always been my favorite time of the year and fall colors is one of my favorite things to photograph.  A good rule of thumb if you want to plan a trip to Door […]

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Nikon Mirrorless Has Arrived!

Nikon mirrorless has arrived! We all knew this was coming.  Mirrorless cameras are clearly the future of photography and rumor sites have been feeding us nuggets of information for a few years. All that hype […]

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Behind the Photo: Haze Over Lake Wazeecha

I spent last weekend with my wife’s family in Lake Wazeecha, Wisconsin for some fun and camping.  Early one morning, Sally and I were the first ones up.  It was before sunrise so we figured […]

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Northern Lights Tracking Apps

You don’t have to go to Iceland to see the Northern Lights (though it helps).  They can sometimes be visible in Door County, Wisconsin.  Being far enough south makes their appearance rare, but a few […]

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Bug Spray Suggestion

Landscape photography, by definition, mean you are outside a lot.  What lives outside?  Mosquitoes!  Those tiny, annoying, and all around awful creatures that love nothing more than to eat you alive.  When you’re out in […]

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Out of Chicago Summer Conference 2018

I recently attended Out of Chicago 2018 Summer Conference which took place in, you guessed it, Chicago, Illinois.  This was a really fun weekend full of learning from some of the world’s best photographers and […]

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Sturgeon Bay Steel Bridge: 5 Best Views

The Sturgeon Bay Steel Bridge, officially known as the Michigan Street bridge, is a unique landmark in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin.  The bridge was built in the 1930’s and has stood in the same […]

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Fujifilm X-T2: 5 Things I Love About Mirrorless

I love my mirrorless camera.  More specifically, I love my Fujifilm X-T2 and the X-T20 I owned previously.  There are so many advantages that mirrorless cameras have that traditional DSLRs don’t have.  Now this isn’t […]

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Importance of Photography Gear Insurance

It finally happened.  I’ve been all over the United States and to many countries with a camera in tow.  I’ve hiked the desert of Utah, waded in the Pacific Ocean, climbed up mountainsides in the […]

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Fireworks Photography: 10 Tips To Remember

It’s that time of year again!  Summer!  That means it’s the season of one of my favorite photography subjects.  Fireworks.   In my part of the world, Door County, Wisconsin, we get plenty of opportunities to […]

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