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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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Timelapse: Eastern Sierra Mountains 2

This one is from the last six months give or take, and some of it is shot in Big Bear which I will firmly argue is part of the eastern Sierras. The feedback from my last one was to get … Continue reading

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Bodie, California Redux

I’ve photographed the ghost town of Bodie before,┬ábut on this particular day the clouds were being pretty awesome so I’m posting a few of the pics I took that afternoon. The one below isn’t terribly perfect given that the sky … Continue reading

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I don’t understand how to shoot birds.

I don’t understand how to shoot birds. I have a 5.6 28-300mm, which is okay (not great), but I feel like my zoomed in shots should be way clearer than they are. Given that I’m shooting at 1/1000th for a … Continue reading

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That time we went to an abandoned slaughterhouse in the middle of nowhere at night

Murderhouse. Bloodyface. MURDERHOUSE. BLOODYFACE. These were just about the only two words cycling through my head for the few hours Michele and I were photographing the abandon “ranch” north of Mono Lake last weekend. I’ve photographed the area before, during … Continue reading

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Mono County, late fall.

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Mono Lake is like being on the FRIKKIN’ MOON – All photos, Night 1 & 2

The first night we arrived at Mono Lake it was past midnight and we were wiped. Absolutely done. So I knew there would be little chance of a sunrise shoot, especially considering that we had no idea where to go … Continue reading

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Photographing the creepiest place I’ve ever been

This is a ghost ‘ranch’ north of Mono Lake. It’s also the creepiest place I’ve ever been. It’s not creepy simply because it’s a ghost ranch, or abandoned, but rather because of the *way* it’s so desolate even though it’s … Continue reading

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High contrast photos at the ghost town of Bodie, California

There are two things you should know before you attempt to photograph the [amazing] ghost town of Bodie, California. 1) The park is only open from 10 to 3 during late spring/summer/early fall, so it will be high contrast no … Continue reading

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I made a GIF! Of the sea hawk.

Click the image below to see all 49 frames animated! After I posted that last blog post of the Osprey at Mono Lake, I realized I had fired off about 49 frames of it landing in that nest. I opened … Continue reading

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