Journal (Philosophy)

The Rise of AI and Impact to the Future of Photography
March 3, 2023  |  Artificial Intelligence

Update 6/5/2023

Not surprising since writing this article only a few months ago, the AI world continues to evolve quickly. Even the staples in photography processing like Adobe are fully embracing it...

2022 Photography Rewind - The Year of Change

Normally my blog posts looking back at the year are short on text and focused solely on where my photographic adventures went. Strap in if you want to read this years recap as it will be a little longer as I share some personal changes and stories...

Mystery Monday
Anywhere and Everywhere

This will be a blog post that I will continue to update anytime I share a #mysterymonday post in social media. Based on the fun interesting responses to my first Mystery Monday photo I shared, I thought I would give this a try...

Alaska Glacier Ice
September 2022  |  Alaska

Based on a comprehensive survey conducted in 2011, it was documented that Alaska is home to approximately 27,000 glaciers. While that number sounds impressive we know that it's possibly a smaller number only a decade later and that the vast majority of glaciers today are retreating rather than growing...

Photographic Beauty In Burned Forests
May 2022  |  Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon

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It’s been a few years since I have written about the topic of photographing burned forests. The blog article Life After Fire – Wildfires and Landscape Photography was written once I had a chance to get into parts of the Columbia River Gorge after the devastating Eagle Creek wildfire...

Week of Nov 26 - Photo of the Week, Lone Tree
November 26, 2023  |  Columbia Plateau

Canon R5 - EF100-400mm @ 400mm - f/16 - 1/4 second - ISO 100

It can be interesting to me which composition is a favorite from photographing a particular location or subject. Sometimes, I have seen it as one of the first frames; other times, it's roaming around in the middle of the pack, while at times, it's near the end after I have had time to warm up...