Spring means tulip season in the Pacific Northwest. I love the Laconner tulip fields because they’re a wonderfully complex subject to practice photography! The weather often presents a variety of rapidly shifting lighting conditions and it seems my UV filters really made the colors pop out more than I’d expected. These photos were taken indoors under […]Read more "Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2017"
Just a quick find at the local spring tulip festival.Read more "Rustic Americana"
The niece is growing up too fast. Fortunately, she makes a wonderful subject for practicing shooting people in action, because she never stops moving. These photos were taken with natural light. I really like the last two photos. In the first shot she looks very much like her mother. The poor kid has cameras in […]Read more "The Niece"
Molly (dog) has known Sara (kid) since before she was born. Now Sara is seven and Molly is old. They don’t play chase like they used to, but the two share a never-ending affection. I was lucky enough to capture a sweet moment between the two. Speaking of corgis, Molly and I visited a local […]Read more "Kids-n-Corgis"
Guess I haven’t been keeping my photo blog up to date. It’s easy to fall behind with social media as I’m running an Instagram, 500px, and Facebook page. We also had a very wet, grey Spring here so I wasn’t too motivated to go out looking for shots. Anyway, here’s a pair of Great Blue Herons […]Read more "Misty Morning Solitude"
Before this blog became primarily focused on my photography, it was a collection point for various travels and explorations. Many recent travels have been focused on photography, but I have a few projects other projects too. One such project has been tracking down local indigenous history. Last year I took the family to Lummi Island […]Read more "The Hunt for ‘She Who Watches’"
Today’s outing doubled as exercise and outdoor time for the niece and dog. I’ve learned that when they accompany me on photography trips, they end up being the target of most of the photos as I try to manage them. The dog likes to herd the kid, and the kid tries to chase the dog, […]Read more "Berthesan Park: Adventures with Kid and Dog."