• Taking Photos is Only 10% of What I Do

    I’m not trying to scare you away from making photography your career. I just want you to have an advantage going into a highly competitive, over saturated and often undervalued profession that is photography. If you think there’s no room for you and an over-saturated market means you can’t make a living, then you would be wrong.

  • Hello Capture One, Goodbye Lightroom

    With so many RAW editors on the market today it’s hard to decide which is the best. Well let me just say, there is no “best”. What works best for you is what matters.

  • Walk Slow and Read

    Some time ago along with a few friends, my wife and I decided to spend a couple weeks in the backcountry in and around Yosemite. Although we had never done backcountry camping before, we were open to the adventure. Our destination was a lake some 12 …

  • Zion Infrared pano shot with the Nikon Z6

    Why Infared is Awesome

    Have you ever wanted to take a peek into a hidden world, another visual universe, or see the unseen? Well… you can with infrared photography.

  • My Nikon Z7 Makes Me Happy!

    Nikon’s Z7 does make me happy!  It’s a solid piece of equipment that’s professional and ready to go to work right out of the box.

  • abstract fire image by Troy Miller

    Creatively Obsessive

    When I’m in the world, I wanna edit everything! There is a smudge on that wall in a restaurant that I could take care of with a little clone stamp or that lampshade that’s a little crooked. How about the spot on your buddy’s shirt or the scratch on your car door…

  • Print That Thing!

    Do you print your images? And I don’t mean those tiny 4×6 or 8×10 photos that your printer kicks out on occasion if the printer head isn’t plugged from lack of use. I mean really print 30”, 40” and bigger. There are those of you that answered that questions with an enthusiastic “YES, of course, I do!” The rest of you—Shame! 😉

  • The Magic of 4 Megapixels

    There’s been a lot of new gear hitting the streets these days, so I thought I would follow up my last post with an actual shoot with a 15yr-old Nikon D2h just see what it used to be like…

  • How Much Camera is Enough?

    Back in 2003, I was shooting weddings on a Nikon D2H that cost me $3,999. It was amazing and I thought How could this get any better? After shooting film for almost 10 years with Hasselblad and Nikon F5S, this was a dream camera…

  • SpaceX Falcon 9 launch captures with a Nikon Z7

    Nikon Z7 and SpaceX

    … That was the moment when my brain screamed: “Where’s my camera?!”. After calmly driving down the streets of our neighborhood and finally reaching our driveway, I ran into the house to grab a camera. I have three to choose from: the Nikon D5, D850, or the new Nikon Z7.