Fujifilm XF56mm f/1.2 R – Don’t Fear the Bokeh Monster

Read Time: 11 minutes That’s right, I’m back with another look at one of my most used lenses! This time it’s my second most used lens in my kit, the Fujifilm XF56mm f/1.2 R. Unlike werewolves, vampires, and glitter,  I have no fear of Fuji’s Bokeh Monster!

9 Tips for Photographing Frosty Landscapes

Read Time: 6 minutes As a landscape photographer, there are very few things that get me as excited as seeing my favorite weather app light up with a frost warning for the coming morning. Here are 9 great tips for getting the best photos possible in these magical conditions!

Reviewing the Rebecca Lily Premium Color Grading System

Read Time: 6 minutes Join me as I share my thoughts about the Rebecca Lily Pro Set IV Premium Color Grading System, complete with many sample photos!

Mastin Labs – Portra Pushed :: Not just for portraits anymore::

Read Time: 8 minutes Full disclosure. A little while back the awesome people over at Mastin Labs set me up with their all new Portra Pushed pack to let me put it through it’s paces. I’m not being paid to say nice things about them, I’m going to give my honest opinions about the Portra 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