Tag Archives: Yosemite

HDR: I did it.

I’ve been infatuated by HDR since I first saw shots in Outdoor Photography Magazine years ago. I didn’t understand how to create them, or why several exposures of the same frame allowed crazy detailed results. I still don’t, in entirety. … Continue reading

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A little Photoshop side project: My favorite childhood cartoons inserted into photos

A few months ago after my trip to Camp Nelson where I inserted a 74-Z Speeder Bike (below) into one of the shots with the majestic, towering giant Redwoods I got this idea that some of my favorite childhood friends could … Continue reading

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I love night-shooting!

One of the best memories I have of the last year of learning about taking pictures (note: I dislike the use of the word “photographer/photography” so I am consciously opting for simpler language here) was the first trip I took to Yosemite … Continue reading

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Merced River, Yosemite

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Waterfalls make me feel ‘arty’ and that makes me feel dirty.

Waterfalls. They’re great, right? They’re all tall n shit, and majestic or whatever. I think waterfalls are jerks. They’re impossible to photograph and I am hereby against them. Anti-waterfall. That’s me. Especially the tall ones. I mean, who are you … Continue reading

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Be the Waterfall, dummy (aka: I photographed a bobcat in Yosemite).

I got up well before first light in Yosemite the first morning I was there last weekend and set out to find, quickly, a good spot to set up for sunrise. I caught this waterfall from Swinging Bridge but the … Continue reading

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Good day.

Shot with a Nikon D3s at Yosemite Valley, Mirror Lake trail.

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A lovely night in Yosemite.

Shot with a Nikon D3s using a 2.8f 28 to 300 Nikkor lens.

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A terrible lesson in (S)hutter setting

If you’ve been following my [relatively slow] progress, you know that my friend Josh gave me some good advice when he told me to shoot in Aperture mode to get used to how I wanted the focus in my composition to … Continue reading

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You don’t know what you don’t know.

You know those iconic blurry water shots that sometimes can be really moving and inspiring? This is not one of those blog posts. I was on a hike to Nevada Falls in Yosemite (I would like it noted we took … Continue reading

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