Tag: photography


Cedar Creek Grist Mill

Lots of rain couldn’t dampen my photo excitement while shooting the Cedar Creek Grist Mill in October. The autumn colors were just a little past prime, but everything else was visually wonderful. This is shot from a covered bridge nearby. If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my low-volume mailing ...


Scenes from a Ferry Crossing

On Saturday we crossed from Seattle to Bremerton for a second-Christmas gathering with family who live in the area. I enjoy taking the Seattle-to-Bremerton ferry, and am always looking for new photos to make (like this one from last year that ended up in my book Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots). (As ...


Tips for Making Photos on Airplanes

Flying home after the holidays? Grab your camera from your bag under the seat and point it outside. Scientist and photographer Bryan Jones offers 11 great tips for capturing good photos while on airplanes. (Photo by Bryan Jones. Some rights reserved.) Shortly after I published this, Sam Grover chimed in on Twitter with two other ...


My Cookie Party Photos on Today.com

My friend Gael Fashingbauer Cooper hosts an annual holiday cookie party every year, and this time around she wrote an article about how to do it well for Today.com: Sweet tips (and recipes) for hosting a holiday cookie-swap. When Gael’s editors asked her to take some photos, her response was something along the lines of, ...


Ice Crystals on the Shore

(Best viewed bigger.) There’s always guilt. You come home after shooting a bunch of photos and the queue is intimidating. During the Oregon Wonders Photography Workshop in October, I added 3,100 photos to my library. And when I got back, I had to jump immediately into three concurrent projects. Even though I follow my own ...


Back in Seattle, Back to Work

Yesterday was my first full day back after 10 days of a spectacular photography workshop in Oregon, and I quickly had to settle into the everyday routine of house and work. (On the work side, it was mostly catching up.) I think waking up every day at 5 am also took its toll, because after ...