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Add depth and weather effects to your images with AtmosphereAI
With LuminarAI officially announced for release this holiday season, we’re starting to get a first look at some of the features in the...
When the weather outside is frightful: Photography rain or shine
(Editor’s Note: We welcome Jamie MacDonald, an Olympus Visionary and Vanguard Pro living in Michigan. With a focus on nature and...
How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day
We've been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of...
Getting Ready to Photograph in the Rain
Mother Nature doesn't always play in our favor. Being in Michigan, I've dealt with all the different elements there are....
Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)
Traveling to a polar region, whether the Arctic or the Antarctic, instantly brings to mind glaciers, icebergs, and very possibly...
Learning to See: Working Around the Iconic Vacation Shot
A few weeks ago, I spent some time in Ireland with my family. One of the places that was on...
Getting Creative with Unexpected Weather on Vacation
I recently took a trip to Raleigh, NC to visit friends. One of my goals, wherever I visit, is to...
“Bad Weather Makes Good Photographs” and Better Stories
I first heard this phrase from Joe McNally: "Bad weather makes good photographs," and I continue to find that it's...
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 3 – Going Mobile
In my past two articles I took a look behind the scenes at the National Weather Service with an introduction...
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer Part 2 – Warnings, Watches and Advisories
In my previous article about the National Weather Service's Forecast Discussions I touched briefly on another set of products the...
Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer
The Pacific Northwest is a veritable playground for outdoor photographers. In any given day I can photograph alpine landscapes, arid...
Five Items For The Cold Weather Photographer
Editor's Note: While You might have summer on your mind, now's the perfect time to put your plans together for...

How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over the course of Saturday and Sunday. And while it took

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Getting Ready to Photograph in the Rain

Mother Nature doesn’t always play in our favor. Being in Michigan, I’ve dealt with all the different elements there are. Last weekend, I had the privilege to photograph the MSU Gran Fondo, a bike race organized by the Michigan State University

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Glaciers in a fjord in Svalbard, north of Norway in the Arctic Circle

Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)

Traveling to a polar region, whether the Arctic or the Antarctic, instantly brings to mind glaciers, icebergs, and very possibly snow, sleet or rain.  These regions also can have rapidly changing conditions, all in the same day.   It takes specialized

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Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer

The Pacific Northwest is a veritable playground for outdoor photographers. In any given day I can photograph alpine landscapes, arid desert scablands, lush temperate rainforests and rugged ocean shorelines. One constant in our diverse region is the complex weather. As

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Five Items For The Cold Weather Photographer

Editor’s Note: While You might have summer on your mind, now’s the perfect time to put your plans together for winter shooting. Recently, I went on a 2 1/2 week trip to Iceland and Norway during the winter season. Upon

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Getting Ready to Photograph in the Rain

Mother Nature doesn’t always play in our favor. Being in Michigan, I’ve dealt with all the different elements there are. Last weekend, I had the privilege to photograph the MSU Gran Fondo, a bike race organized by the Michigan State University

Read More
Glaciers in a fjord in Svalbard, north of Norway in the Arctic Circle

Svalbard (Part 2-thermal preparation)

Traveling to a polar region, whether the Arctic or the Antarctic, instantly brings to mind glaciers, icebergs, and very possibly snow, sleet or rain.  These regions also can have rapidly changing conditions, all in the same day.   It takes specialized

Read More

Being a Weather-Savvy Photographer

The Pacific Northwest is a veritable playground for outdoor photographers. In any given day I can photograph alpine landscapes, arid desert scablands, lush temperate rainforests and rugged ocean shorelines. One constant in our diverse region is the complex weather. As

Read More

Five Items For The Cold Weather Photographer

Editor’s Note: While You might have summer on your mind, now’s the perfect time to put your plans together for winter shooting. Recently, I went on a 2 1/2 week trip to Iceland and Norway during the winter season. Upon

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Keep Your Camera Safe in Cold Weather

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @ 48mm, f/16, 5 frame HDR, ISO 200, finished in Lightroom 5 and Photomatix Pro 5. It was about minus 15 degrees F when I made this photograph in Grand Teton National Park. Anytime

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