Monthly Archives: October 2015

More Than Seeing for Better Nature Photography

While on my cross-section trip across California last month, I finished reading a book by Patrice Vechionne, Step Into Nature. I quite enjoyed this book. It really gives a unique perspective on how we experience nature. Part of the book … Continue reading

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A Photographic Cross-Section

Recently, I was on a photo trip through California with my friend, Chuck Summers. We did a unique route for California, a cross-section of the state from east to west. Often as photographers, we go to a location and work … Continue reading

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Two Challenging Choices for Nature Photographers

A challenge I believe we all face is a choice in how we approach nature through our photography. This particular choice comes down to looking "at" nature to photograph what it "looks like" versus looking "into" nature to create images … Continue reading

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My New Children’s Nature Book – Free for a Short Time

I have just finished a children's nature ebook that is now available on It is Nature's Jobs. It is free for this weekend, January 16 and 17. It can be read on any tablet, such as an iPad with … Continue reading

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What About Those Who Don’t Like Your Work?

We all run into it, whether we admit it or not – that sinking feeling we get when someone tells us they don't like our photography or they don't get it. We often respond in preprogrammed ways based on our … Continue reading

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