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

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

A Balkan, MN Sunrise

Read Time: 3 minutes Lately it feels like we have been mired in nothing but gloomy, cloudy and constantly snowing days. I’m sure it’s really not, but it feels like we’ve had way more long stretches of this weather than most other years I can recall. Either way, when you are buried in snow Continue Reading

The first snow of 2016…just a dusting really.

Read Time: 3 minutes Like most people, including us photographers, I always look forward to that first snow of the year. You know, the kind where there is a dusting that just barely clings to the grass for a day or so before the sun and warmth from the not yet frozen ground makes quick work Continue Reading

Walking Middle Earth

Read Time: 3 minutes One of the coolest side benefits to starting up this YouTube photography related Vlog I’ve been doing is that it has allowed me the freedom to get out of my own mind and all of it’s limitations it puts on me so that I can just get out and create photographs. Continue Reading