Highlights of Alaska

Highlights of Alaska

I’ve been back from Alaska for a few days and starting to finally get my land legs underneath me.  I will be editing Alaska photos for probably the rest of my life. I did not realize how many panos and bracketed photos I took – which means for one image...
Packing for Alaska

Packing for Alaska

Tomorrow I leave for Alaska, but I’ve been packing and repacking my camera bag for a few weeks now. As a photographer, we all know the struggle of packing the perfect bag. Take too little – regret it … take too much – regret it. It’s probably easier to...
Testing the Olympus Tough TG5

Testing the Olympus Tough TG5

I picked up the Olympus TG5 off of eBay. I wanted a camera I could take kayaking with me in Alaska next month. I previously owned the TG3, which I took to New Zealand on a kayak trip, so I knew I would love this version. I got my TG5 in the mail today and immediately...
Giving Up

Giving Up

It’s August in Tennessee which usually means unbearable heat and humidity but Mother Nature has seen fit to give us a break for a bit. Today was great weather so I decided to head down to Chattanooga for a little bit of exploring. It was not great photo weather...
Shooting Photos in the Smoky Mountains

Shooting Photos in the Smoky Mountains

I’m lucky. The Smoky Mountains National Park are just a little over three hours from my house. That means if I wanted a really long day that I could head over in the morning and be back in my bed that night. To be honest, I don’t take advantage of that fact as much as...
A day trip visit to Sewanne, TN from Nashville

A day trip visit to Sewanne, TN from Nashville

One of the prettiest places in Tennessee is a small college town called Sewanee. The University of the South is an Episcopal college sitting in the rolling Tennessee hills. Sewanee Cathedral The cathedral architecture is based on the famous Canterbury cathedral in...
Shooting Street Photography in Paris

Shooting Street Photography in Paris

Back in November 2015 I spent a week in Paris, so naturally I did a little street shooting. I was with a family member so I did not get to do as much shooting as I really wish to do. Shooting street photography is very hard when you have to take into account someone...