This is an image of the world’s largest sitting Buddha, Thimphu, Bhutan. Simple stuff here: camera and 10-24mm Nikkor are sitting on rock floor, at a spot where a reflection is seen in the few darker slabs of rock that are staggered throughout this...

Bhutan Buddha

This is an image of the world’s largest sitting Buddha, Thimphu, Bhutan. Simple stuff here: camera and 10-24mm Nikkor are sitting on rock floor, at a spot where a reflection is seen in the few darker slabs of rock that are staggered throughout this...

How do you bring much needed water to your rice fields in and around Inle Lake, Myanmar? You make narrow channels from the lake to your farm, and while walking slowly in the narrow and shallow channels of water that lie between the elevated...

Water Cascades

How do you bring much needed water to your rice fields in and around Inle Lake, Myanmar? You make narrow channels from the lake to your farm, and while walking slowly in the narrow and shallow channels of water that lie between the elevated...

As I came around the back side of one particular house on the edge of Inle Lake with it’s explosion of purple water lilies, in the country of Myanmar, my eyes caught site of her, a woman who I assumed lived in the house,...

Oh Hello!

As I came around the back side of one particular house on the edge of Inle Lake with it’s explosion of purple water lilies, in the country of Myanmar, my eyes caught site of her, a woman who I assumed lived in the house,...

Over the years I have witnessed both men and women at work, in what are arguably, ‘brutal and/or hostile’ working conditions, yet it is in these very conditions where I have often found ‘beautiful’ portrait opportunities. I came upon this young Ethiopian man, a...

Over The Years

Over the years I have witnessed both men and women at work, in what are arguably, ‘brutal and/or hostile’ working conditions, yet it is in these very conditions where I have often found ‘beautiful’ portrait opportunities. I came upon this young Ethiopian man, a...

The Yamuna river runs right through the city of Agra, India, a city most notable for being the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal. Unlike the famous Ganges River, which runs through the most holiest of India’s...

The Yamuna River Runs

The Yamuna river runs right through the city of Agra, India, a city most notable for being the home of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal. Unlike the famous Ganges River, which runs through the most holiest of India’s...

Panic has not set in yet, despite your confidence at being ‘lost’ in NE Myanmar, near the Thailand border. You have no GPS, but you still have one hour of daylight left and you at least know you must drive north to reach your...

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Panic has not set in yet, despite your confidence at being ‘lost’ in NE Myanmar, near the Thailand border. You have no GPS, but you still have one hour of daylight left and you at least know you must drive north to reach your...

Although it was brief, the afternoon rain shower left behind a puddle large enough to capture the reflection of the twin spired church across the street, and with the help of a willing student, Lexi, in my Savannah Workshop, my students and I had...

Brief Rain Shower

Although it was brief, the afternoon rain shower left behind a puddle large enough to capture the reflection of the twin spired church across the street, and with the help of a willing student, Lexi, in my Savannah Workshop, my students and I had...

  Before we say goodbye to summer… Just how elaborate is the set-up to create a shot of ‘refreshing lemonade’? Surprisingly, it’s not elaborate at all! You will need: 1) Natural light 2) A drinking glass filled with sparkling/mineral water 3) A lemon slice...

Not so Fast Summer!

  Before we say goodbye to summer… Just how elaborate is the set-up to create a shot of ‘refreshing lemonade’? Surprisingly, it’s not elaborate at all! You will need: 1) Natural light 2) A drinking glass filled with sparkling/mineral water 3) A lemon slice...

I am often asked what separates an ordinary photograph from an extraordinary photograph. Most ‘ordinary’ photographs have one thing in common; most were shot at EYE-LEVEL! Most extraordinary photographs became extraordinary because the photographer CHOSE to change his/her point of view and in the...

From Ordinary to Extraordinary!

I am often asked what separates an ordinary photograph from an extraordinary photograph. Most ‘ordinary’ photographs have one thing in common; most were shot at EYE-LEVEL! Most extraordinary photographs became extraordinary because the photographer CHOSE to change his/her point of view and in the...

When does a used bar of orange soap reach a level of critical significance in the world of photographic image making? My students and myself were unexpectedly presented with a chance to shoot great light of a simple bar of orange soap, atop a...

Great Light

When does a used bar of orange soap reach a level of critical significance in the world of photographic image making? My students and myself were unexpectedly presented with a chance to shoot great light of a simple bar of orange soap, atop a...

In your efforts to expand your photographic vision of understanding exposure, don’t forget that you will need to start limiting your vision as well! Let me explain. It is estimated that the ‘dynamic range’ of the human eye’s ability to see light and dark...

Photographic Vision

In your efforts to expand your photographic vision of understanding exposure, don’t forget that you will need to start limiting your vision as well! Let me explain. It is estimated that the ‘dynamic range’ of the human eye’s ability to see light and dark...