Chasing trends in a losing battle

Read Time: 12 minutes Recently I’ve been reminded about a topic that is a sore spot for some, a distant memory for some and part of a much larger debate for others. That is the idea of chasing trends in photography. This can be in reference to a number of different aspects of photography, Continue Reading

Shuttertime with Sid and Mac

Read Time: 6 minutes For a long time now I’ve been really undecided about what the heck I want to do with this blog, this journal actually. I love the idea of being able to share my work on my own website without being a slave to social media. Being able to take some Continue Reading

Thor & Hourman : Strange meeting

Read Time: 4 minutes It’s all about the light. Amazing light brings perfect shadows.  It makes us pick up the camera when feeling uninspired and when we have no time to get to that perfect location. We head to that favorite tree we’ve photographed a million times. We hit up a local park and photograph Continue Reading

Searching for Shelter – Part 2

Read Time: 4 minutes In the last post, which you should totally check out first by clicking here, I headed out in search of shelter. Both a literal shelter that exists along a stretch of local trail and in a more intellectual way as I was struggling with my motivation and wondering why I just Continue Reading

Searching for shelter – Part 1

Read Time: 6 minutes A few weekends ago we had some nice sunny weather and I decided to once again head out and see what I could see along a stretch of the Sturgeon River Trail system. A couple episodes back I had explored briefly a stretch of this same trail but turned and Continue Reading

Sunny day in the pines

Read Time: 6 minutes Winter here in North Eastern MN can be frustrating for a photographer. As the snow piles up and access to just get out and hike shrinks, we are limited more and more to just cruising back roads or tromping the same ground as every other photographer out there on a Continue Reading

Hoar Frost for days

Read Time: 3 minutes Some mornings you wake up early and you get the beautiful surprise of a thick, beautiful hoar frost covering the land. It doesn’t happen too often in our neck of the woods where you get a nice heavy frost as winter conditions need to be ideal for it to really Continue Reading