Last week, we had a bunch of fun roaming around the urban jungle of New York City. This week, we’re heading to the opposite side of the country and landing in Washington. Specifically, we’re going to spend time exploring the Palouse region. Odds are, you’ve seen photos of the Palouse and its mind-bending array of […]

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I love photography – and travel. You could say I travel to take photographs and take photographs to travel.

Rick Sammon


I was asked by a reader recently if I still love photography. While I have had moments in my life when I tried to put my camera down – the answer is absolutely – yes – I still love photography. But it made me ponder why. Why do I love photography? I was forced to […]

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Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome Nicci Widener.  She’s a photographer and a mother of 3 from the Pacific Northwest.  She first picked up a camera when her oldest child was born in 1998 but made the decision to make it a career in 2006. Please welcome her in the comments below. Everyone has a story about how […]

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Let’s trade one famous city for another. Last week, we cruised along the train system of Berlin, Germany. This week, we’re going home! Well, we’re going to my home at least—New York City—and to celebrate, I’m going to include a few before & after photos for this episode! I spent the first 18 years of […]

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As with any specialized area of photography, the art of macro photography – that is, making images of objects at a very close range – is in a creative world unto it’s own. This is true not only in terms of the specialized gear required to tell a story at a true 1:1 scale, but […]

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To the complaint, ‘There are no people in these photographs,’ I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.
― Ansel Adams