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31 AugA Night On The Mountain


After thirty seconds the shutter snapped back into place marking an end to the exposure, and the resulting image filled the screen on the back of my camera. My jaw dropped. As expected, the image displayed the Black Tusk with clouds flowing around it and up onto surrounding bluffs. But unexpectedly, behind the the Black Tusk was a curtain of vivid green Aurora Borealis.

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27 AprMy First Lighting Kit


A few weeks ago, I came to the conclusion that I wanted to better understand lighting and pay more attention to light in landscapes that I photograph. I’ve also been intrigued by studio lighting portraits for quite some time and decided this was the perfect opportunity to explore studio lighting.

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07 MarWebsite Update


Over the past few weeks, I have put time into revamping the website. The revamp includes some nice enhancements: Visual polish…

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13 DecCalendar for Charity


This year I have created a 12-month calendar that contains 12 of my favorite images from my travels throughout the year….

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25 AprWorth It


The five-thirty alarm came early and it was dark outside, very dark, but it was all necessary in order to make…

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23 AprWaipapa Lighthouse


My first few hours in the Catlins were not my best. The Catlins are a ~130 kilometer stretch of land along…

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19 AprExploring Wanaka


Wanaka is a small town between the West Coast and Queenstown. It is most well-known for being right on the shore…

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10 AprAngelus Hut


When I first arrived at Nelson Lakes National Park, I heard about the Angelus Hut from a woman who had just…

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04 AprMount Cook National Park


Mount Rainier has been my favorite mountain for a long time running, but it fell from grace during my time in…

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04 AprMueller Hut


While planning my trip to New Zealand, a friend mentioned a place that I had to visit: Mueller Hut. New Zealand…

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