Category: Commentary

  • The Power of the new Canon 5DS / Mr. Phelps’ Stache

    Let’s talk about the Canon 5DS. Is this camera worth it? To me, it’s all pretty simple. [su_row][su_column size=”1/4″][/su_column][su_column size=”3/4″] I have been inundated over the past couple of weeks regarding questions pertaining to Canon’s 5DS camera.  That’s to be expected.  It’s a new and expensive piece of gear; and as it turns out, I […]

  • The Chris Birch Poetry Contest (2015) Winning Poem

    Well…  after years of watching Chris Birch’s amazing annual Valentine’s Day poetry contest for boaters to submit themed poems from the boat to the mariner, I submitted an entry and actually ‘won’ the contest.  I’m telling my wife and others that I am an ‘award winning poet’. This, of course, is purely tongue-in-cheek, but has […]

  • Patience: The Nature Photographer’s Only Friend

    As a photographer, I am a witness to nature, not a controller of it.  I take what it gives me. is, quite simply, an act of force. We cannot just “be” patient. Yet patience is the key to practically every magical nature shot.