Tag: nature

  • 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.

  • CamRanger Review and Thoughts

    It’s been quite a while since I’d stumbled across the CamRanger; a small and relatively economical piece of gear that at its core turns any device (such as your iPad, iPhone, Android, PC or Mac) into a remote control for your camera, complete with its own live view LCD panel. For at least a year […]

  • A Personal Review of Brooks Lodge

    Brooks Lodge is a remarkable place, and a fisherman’s and photographer’s dream. It is a fairly simple, but the brilliant destination for the professional nature photographer. The Grizzly bears, waterfall, salmon and wilderness make this among the premiere destinations for the wildlife photographer in the world.

  • Babbling Stream off the Great Dalton Highway, Alaska (Video)

    Here is some stream footage shot with my Canon 5d Mark II through 100mm macro and 16-35 lenses as an experiment – much handheld. Next time, I’ll shoot a ton of this kind of stuff…

  • Musk Ox (Video) on Alaska’s North Slope

    A short walk off the Dalton Highway in snowy conditions – working our way through 2 or so foot deep drifts, we enjoyed a pack of Musk Ox (Muskoxen) grazing. Shot with my Canon 5d Mark II and 500mm f4

  • Hungry Caterpillar in Anza Borrego (Video)

    During a wildflower shoot in Anza Borrego, I caught this little hungry caterpillar munching away. Shot with the Canon 5d Mark II and macro. Cool… the use of video with macro.

  • Wildlife Shooters Crop

    Wildlife and sports shoots crop for a whole variety of reasons. It is easier to focus, better likelihood of capture, and so forth. While we all want to be artists, clinging to the idea of perfect framing can result in far fewer keepers.