Hi everyone. I am back from a much anticipated trip to Iceland and, as is always the case with such photographic endeavors, I am in the process of cataloging and processing all of the images. On this trip of nine days with my friends Colby Brown and Peyton, we came close to circumnavigating the island via the Iceland Ring Road. In that time I managed to shoot over 2700 exposures, which included location specific images as well as various exposure or focus brackets. Of all of the more iconic locations we visited, including Kirkjúfell, Jökulsárlón, Vik, and Bú∂ir, and of course a myriad of waterfalls, none captured my heart as much as Vestrahorn.
Hi everyone. I have just returned from a ten-day trip to Iceland, traveling with Colby Brown and Peyton Hale. I have quite a few images to share from this trip ranging from some of the iconic locations to architecture, and even the Icelandic Horses. A lot of this trip is still sinking in as I continue to ponder the sheer beauty of Iceland.
In the countless images I have made here this is the first time I have crawled out to this perch above the canyon to make an image. It is certainly not hard to get here but I often spend more time inside the gorge and forget to take advantage of the myriad other views. It is easy to get pulled into the short view with all of its details but sometimes getting up higher and taking the long view can achieve great results. There is probably a lesson in there somewhere.
Hi everyone. For the last few months I have been preparing for an upcoming trip to Iceland, in June, and working to hone in on the exact combination of gear to take. In anticipation of the trip I added a Sony a7RII to the kit and will be taking this along with my Fuji X-T2 and X-Pro 2 cameras. Hauling around two different camera systems is not a new concept for me, having shot Sony and Nikon at the same time, but it did present me with a lens dilemma that needed some resolution.
Hi everyone. I have been working on a series of architectural shots featuring abandoned buildings, barns, and other structures. I wrote a small blog post about this which you can see here. Many of these old buildings are located in and around the area I live and have provided hours of photographic enjoyment. The 340 Barn is located along Highway 340, hence my title, at the apex of a fairly tight curve.
Hi everyone. One of my favorite characteristics of the West Virginia winter landscape is the think, and wispy, nature of the trees and shrubs. Layered with the grasses and trees the whole of it looks feathery and light, though looks can be deceiving. Walking through this can be extremely difficult and challenging as the branches do not part so easily to let you in.