Switching Gears

Switching Gears

After spending my entire photography career shooting sports, 25 years at Sports Illustrated, switching gears to landscape photography came with ...
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Heaven’s Kiss

Heaven’s Kiss

Heaven’s Kiss, Keyhole Arch, Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur Coast, CaliforniaSony a7RMKIII, Sony 24-70mm GM, f/16, Light Shaft – 1/4th sec., ...
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When to use Neutral Polarizers?

When to use Neutral Polarizers?

One of my most used filters is the polarizer.  Simply put, this filter transforms flat, dull scenes into beautiful photographs ...
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Sunrise at Collins Landing, Eastham on Cape Cod, MA with Singh-Ray’s LB Color Intensifier

Sunrise at Collins Landing, Eastham on Cape Cod, MA with Singh-Ray’s LB Color Intensifier

Eastham is on Cape Cod, a place where a major portion of my youth, (and adult life), was spent. Today ...
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Horsetail Fall

Horsetail Fall

Evening light on Horsetail Fall, Yosemite National Park, California by Russ Bishop Every February something special happens in Yosemite Valley ...
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Enchanted in the Enchantments

Enchanted in the Enchantments

Aperture Priority F/20 @ 8 Sec -1 stop dark, ISO 100 White Balance 6200K 2 stop Graduated Split Neutral Density ...
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Valentine Food Photography

Valentine Food Photography

Every February 14, across the United States, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged in the name of St. Valentine. The ...
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A Boundary Waters Sunset with the All-in-One Filter

A Boundary Waters Sunset with the All-in-One Filter

The next morning’s sunrise in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, USA. Nikon Z 7, Z 14-30 f/4 S, ISO ...
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Using the Gold-N-Blue Polarizer

Using the Gold-N-Blue Polarizer

In mid-February 2020, my good friend and photography mentor, George Wilson and I departed in the darkness of the early ...
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THE POWER OF THE POLARIZER

THE POWER OF THE POLARIZER

I recently walked in the door from photographing bears for two solid weeks. 16,000 images of bears doing about everything ...
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The Benefit of Using The Vinny Colucci Extended Grad Filter

The Benefit of Using The Vinny Colucci Extended Grad Filter

The Extended Grad Filter is an extension of the Galen Rowell graduated filters. The filter is available in 1-Stop through ...
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Expect The Unexpected

Expect The Unexpected

Women on spire at sunset, Desert View, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA.Sony RX10 M3, 121mm, f/11, 1/10th, ...
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Chasing Waterfalls

Chasing Waterfalls

Detail of Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California USA `Detail of Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, ...
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Photographing a Still life with Singh-Ray’s LB Color Intensifier

Photographing a Still life with Singh-Ray’s LB Color Intensifier

I am currently teaching an “Inspiration Level” Photography Course. This is for students who have made it through my advanced ...
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Red Channel Graduated ND Filter Use

Red Channel Graduated ND Filter Use

While teaching our online creative camera craft class, one of our goals was to discuss topics that we felt many photographers may ...
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Moonrise Over Cholla Cactus Gardens-Don Smith

Moonrise Over Cholla Cactus Gardens-Don Smith

Moonrise Over Cholla Cactus Gardens, Joshua Tree National Park, California Sony a7RIV, Sony 24-105mm, f/16, 3.2 seconds, ISO 100, Singh-Ray ...
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The Black and White Florida Landscape – Palmetto Prairie

The Black and White Florida Landscape – Palmetto Prairie

Black and White photography is my roots. It is where I first cut my photographic teeth with plus-x and tri-x ...
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Prayer, Meditation, and Singh-Ray - Joe Dimaggio

Prayer, Meditation, and Singh-Ray – Joe Dimaggio

Honesty is the best policy. After over a half a century of making photographs and paintings I can tell when ...
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Blue Ice Islands in a River of Gold

Blue Ice Islands in a River of Gold

Winter is one of my favorite times to photograph. The busy pace of summer is gone, the mountains are blanketed ...
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MOMENTS

MOMENTS

 Waning Light at Black Sand Beach, Vik, Iceland. Sony a7RIV, Sony 24-105mm, f/14, 30 seconds, ISO 100, Singh-Ray 5-stop Mor-Slo ...
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