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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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Macro Photography: The Wonderful World of Micro Landscapes

Macro photography has given me a creative shot in the arm! As you may know, I am a landscape photographer.  I love photographing grand vistas, viewpoints with magnificent scenery, roadside turnouts overlooking mountain ranges, and […]

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Cherry Blossoms Are Back In Door County!

Cherry blossoms are back in Door County, Wisconsin!  The orchards are waking up from winter in a beautiful way.  The cherry trees (and apple trees) are blossoming as they always do.  From Sturgeon Bay to […]

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How to get a photo from a camera to Instagram

Instagram is primarily a social media network based on smartphone usage.  There is limited use outside of the mobile app.  You can view, like, comment on pictures on a computer but anything else is limited.  […]

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Iceland Travel Tips: 8 Tips For Your Adventure

Iceland is a great place to visit.  I think everyone should go there at least once.  Flights are cheap so why not?  In this post I will share some Iceland travel tips.  I am by […]

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Door County Proposal: 3 Perfect Locations

Are you thinking of popping the question?  Do you love Door County?  Well Door County would be a fantastic place to propose.  This special moment in your lives will be even more memorable when you […]

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L-bracket: A Must Own Item

I put it off for a long time and didn’t think they would make all that much of a difference.  I was able to do everything I wanted to do without it.  Boy was I […]

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Backup Strategy: 3-2-1 Rule and My Plan

File organization and having a good backup strategy for those files is extremely important for photographers.  Many if not all of our images are one of a kind and irreplaceable.  These images could be once […]

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Are You On Instagram?

Are you on Instagram?  If you would like to see even more of my images I’d live it if you followed me over there.  I am most active on Instagram than anywhere else on social […]

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Tamron 15-30 mm f/2.8 – My Favorite Lens

This is a review of the Tamron 15-30 mm SP F/2.8 Di VC USD lens.  This post is in no way sponsored or paid for by Tamron or anyone else.  I am simply sharing my […]

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Watermarks: The Endless Debate

Watermarks are a much debated topic in the photography community.  If you go on Reddit, Facebook, or any of the other numerous venues for online discussion you will find many threads on this issue.  Some […]

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Iceland Photography Locations: My Map

Iceland is an amazing place.  Epic landscapes are literally everywhere you look.  There are many, many especially beautiful locations that have become favorites of photographers.  Before I left for my trip to the island in […]

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Playing 3rd Wheel to a Camera: 6 Tips for Partners of Photographers

“Playing 3rd Wheel to a Camera: 6 Tips for Partners of Photographers” is a guest post written by my wife, Sally.  Getting a good balance with photography and family is an issue faced by many […]

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Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair 2018

Join me this Memorial Day weekend at Sunset Park for the 2018 Sturgeon Bay Fine Art Fair.  As a yearly vendor, I can say that this event is always a lot of fun.  Every year […]

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Northern Lights: Aurora Hunting In Iceland

The Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights,  are one of nature’s most beautiful gifts.  Ribbons of green and streaks of purple and blue all moving around in an almost choreographed dance.  I […]

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