Handholding Lions

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Handholding Lions

Time to pull the curtain back and let you in on the how-to of some of the photos from Africa. Every picture I took on this last trip I took hand held. Yes I carried both a tripod and a monopod and yes I had them with me whenever I was photographing but there was […]

More Pics from Uganda

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
More Pics from Uganda

Here are a few more of my favorite pics from my trip to Uganda. I will start to give some more substantive posts as soon as my small but perfectly formed brain comes back on line. Lots I learned on this trip. Lots I want to share.

Favorite Pics (so far)

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Articles | One Comment
Favorite Pics (so far)

Here are some of my favorite images I have taken so far. I actually haven’t taken many photos on this trip- too much bird watching, a lot of mediocre light and a lot of better pictures already in my files. But when the light and animals and the situation has been good. It has been […]

The Magical Luci Light

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Articles | One Comment
The Magical Luci Light

This is a Luci Light. It is an inflatable, plastic, solar powered light, manufactured by Mpowered, that has all the power necessary to change a person’s life. A Luci light costs about $15 and lasts about 2 years. It is usually sold to be used by backpackers and campers in places where no electricity is available. It weighs […]

Greetings from Uganda!

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Articles | No Comments
Greetings from Uganda!

Greetings from Uganda, the pearl of Africa! Sorry this has taken me so long but finding a strong internet connection when traveling in wild outback of East Africa is not easy. It has been a fantastic trip so far- I have so many stories to tell you all and new projects to explain- I’m practically bursting! […]

Packing for Uganda

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Articles | 2 Comments

So what do you bring these days on a (mostly) photo safari to East Africa? Here is what I am packing and the reasons why: Lenses- 16-35, 24-120, 80-400. All Nikons. The 24-120 is my go to, standard lens- perfect for landscapes and portraits. the 80-400 is the new Nikon lens that I am taking […]

Off Again to Uganda!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Articles | One Comment

Hard for me to believe but in a couple of days I am off again to Uganda! This time though I will be traveling more for fun and I will be with members of my family. And the goal won’t be to produce a video for a non-profit. The goal will be to just have fun…well, […]

Crossroads Photographic Workshops are here!!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Articles, Nonsense | One Comment
Crossroads Photographic Workshops are here!!

  For the last year I have been developing along with two great friends a brand new concept in photography workshops that we are calling Crossroads Photographic Workshops. The idea is to combine photography instruction with photography support for partnered non-profit organizations in a workshop setting. You learn new ways to photograph new things and our non-profit […]

Acadia National Park workshop review

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Articles | 3 Comments

Just finished my last workshop of the year! Time for me to think about my next great adventure (more on that very soon!). I had a very good group of participants who listened and tried new things and were fun to be around. We all had pretty good weather as well and the color was […]

Vermont Workshop Review

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Articles | 3 Comments

I have just finished my Santa Fe Workshop’s Vermont Fall Color workshop. We had exceptional weather and the season was better than it has been in several years. I think we actually caught the peak of the fall color! The workshop visited a beautiful beaver pond with multiple lodges, several streams with nice colorful reflections, […]