Author Archives: portertinsley

So I live in Colorado now and I’m never leaving (for now.)

For the past….ten years…. or so I knew I’d be leaving Los Angeles at some point. For the past five years I knew I’d be leaving California altogether. Earlier this winter, knowing the baby numero dos was on the way, … Continue reading

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How the Shot Was Got Episode V: 2018

Hello! I am back with a mother of a video – episode five of my dumb behind the scenes series of my various trips combines several trips I look in 2018 to nab some timelapses, all of which you can … Continue reading

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Death Valley, January 2019

It took getting a new camera for me to remember that still photography is a thing. I’ve been so focused over the last few years of hauling out to a location to timelapse a weather event or meteor event that … Continue reading

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Ode: Domum – a visual poem-song to the Sierra Nevada (Timelapse)

An Ode is defined as ‘a poem meant to be sung.’ ‘Domum’ is Latin for ‘home.’ Ode: Domum is my fifth and final entry into my Ode timelapse series focuses solely on a place I feel so at home: on … Continue reading

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Ode: Noctis – a timelapse of the night sky

This entry into my “Ode” series pays tribute to the night sky, which I first learned to shoot in 2013 standing at tunnel view in Yosemite. Everything changed for me when I realized photography didn’t have to end after sundown, … Continue reading

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Golden Trout Wilderness… Finally

I have wanted to see what the Golden Trout Wilderness is like for a number of years now, and this week I finally got the chance to go pretty deep into it thanks to a trip with Rock Creek Pack … Continue reading

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How the Shot Was Got Ep III: Shit Gets Weird When You Spend So Much Time Alone (behind the scenes of ODE: Meritum)

On trips over the last year or so I’ve started vlogging more when I’m out on these trips to shoot. It’s a lot of time just sitting around with nothing to do, and I get super bored really easily. I … Continue reading

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Ode: Meritum – a desert timelapse film

Ode: Meritum is the second and latest timelapse film in the Ode series. Locations for this film include the Mojave, including the Mojave National preserve; Death Valley National Park; Lone Pine’s Alabama Hills; Blythe, California; Sedona, Arizona; Cactus National Monument, … Continue reading

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Third Recess, John Muir National Forest

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Lower Hopkins Lake, September 2017

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