Posts Tagged ‘Techniques’

GLOWING SAFFRON ASPENS

September 30th, 2014, posted in 2014, Colorado, Landscape

I went for a quick trip up to Colorado this past weekend with James Brandon to capture some of the beautiful fall colors. Some of the aspens were literally glowing. It’s hard to recreate in a photo the intensity of it all.

THE WANDERING LOOKOUT

September 19th, 2014, posted in 2014, Blog, Burning Man, Nevada

Another amazing art installation graces the playa while a giant, golden, fire-breathing dragon flies by. Each day out here is so special and you want to see everything. It’s not until you view other people’s photos that you realize how much you missed. But it’s all good. Everyone’s experience is different… and so far each of my 4 years at Burning Man have been awesome. I’m ready to go again. The man burns in 351 days.

TAURUS ON PLAYA

April 29th, 2013, posted in Burning Man, Nevada

Since I began traveling for photography, I would be in a beautiful location and wished Cher and Seth could be there to share the experience with me. Up until now, it just wasn’t possible. But all that has changed now that we have a sweet new (used) RV. We went on our maiden camping trip this weekend and it was really cool. No more bathing out of a 5 gallon bucket at Burning Man. No more overpriced hotels wondering if the sheets were really changed. And best of all, my family gets to see the amazing places I’ve been and am planning to go. Let the adventures begin!

NORTH DOWNTOWN DALLAS

February 28th, 2013, posted in 2013, Blog, HDR, Texas

I took this during the Meetup last month at the Chase Tower in downtown Dallas. We were having to shoot through glass in a well lit room, which usually creates horrible reflections. Thankfully, I have a little device called a Lens Skirt, which suction cups to the window and eliminates the unwanted reflections. I think I could have sold them all if I had some extras.

I posted this photo over on Flickr a few days ago and the dang thing blew up. It made their Explore category and it received over 7,000 views in 3 days. I love it when that happens!

Cotton Candy Sunrise

November 18th, 2012, posted in Uncategorized

A beautiful morning along the Texas Coast.

CALMING

September 29th, 2012, posted in 2012, California

From a rainy night along the California coast.

TORONTO AT NIGHT

August 12th, 2012, posted in 2012, Blog, Canada, HDR

I took this on my last night while working for RIMOWA in Canada. I’d really like to go back and visit one day. Everyone was really nice and chilled.

DAILY PHOTO – IN THIS TWILIGHT

June 18th, 2012, posted in 2012, HDR, Studio, Texas

I consider myself pretty good a Photoshop, but when it comes to the blog and HTML, I’m pretty far behind. So if you occasionally see something like this, you’ll know that I’m learning and testing different things.

I love using photoshop to extract the beauty out of the simplest things.

DAILY PHOTO – THE EDGE OF NEW YORK

June 7th, 2012, posted in 2012, Blog, HDR, New York

During the 3 days I got to spend in New York for the International Auto Show, I spent all my free time out in the city shooting. We bought tickets for sunset at the Top of the Rock. I think next time I’ll pay the “day” price and stay up there longer. It’s not like they clear the place out just for the “sunset” people. Every rail was about 3 people deep and it took quite a bit of waiting to get a good spot.

DAILY PHOTO – I WAS RIGHT NEXT TO YOU… BUT YOU DIDN’T NOTICE

June 4th, 2012, posted in 2012, HDR, Texas, Uncategorized

Have you ever been next to awesomeness and didn’t even know it? A few years ago I was really into R/C car racing. It’s a 2 man sport where one guy drives and the other guy “pits” and refuels the car. I usually went by myself and asked around for drivers not in my class to be my “pit guy”. Well, I was asking around one night and saw this dude that looked really cool… so I asked him. He said “sure, if he had time” (which he didn’t). But I found out later that he was this super stud racer with sponsorships and magazine deals (who went on to win the main race that night). I was so embarrassed for even asking. It was like asking Michael Jordan to inflate your basketball, or +Trey Ratcliff to carry your camera bag.
I’m sure we all have had brushes with greatness without realizing it. I’d love to hear your story. Let me hear from ya!