08-16-13 The Cathedral Spires (HDR)

I’ll have to admit that I was trying to channel Ansel Adams when I made* this photo. Of course, Ansel used a view camera, filters and elaborate dark room magic to make his great black and white landscape photos. In the digital realm, all of those things are done using software. I had taken my…

08-01-13 Photographers At Work

In keeping with my “Working Photographer” theme from yesterday I post the second in a series. This time, the photo is of more mature subjects then Glenyce J. The subjects: Patricia, of Monterey, CA and Nicole of Houston, TX. The setting: Lakota Lake, the Black Hills, South Dakota. And the event was my July Black…

07-18-13 Prickly Pear

Anyone driving along the forest service road I used to get to this photo location would have wondered why a man was lying prone near an old, dead tree at 5:45 am this morning. But nobody else was likely to do that. In fact I could lie prone for the whole day and not be…

07-17-13 Aspen Stand

This blog has be AWOL much of the summer but I guess I have been, too. As of the 17th of July I think I have been home for a little more than 10 days since the third week of May. I have also had little access to wifi. So that’s my excuse. But given…

07-08-13 Into the Light

My brother in law Scott took my son Brian and me to the Ingersoll Mine, not too far from Keystone, SD. I’m not exactly comfortable prowling around in mine shafts and photographically is not a great location – there’s no light to speak of except for beam of a flash light. But here Scott and…