On Location – Mono Lake, California Mono Lake is an interesting and unique place and well worth a visit. It is located on the east side of the Sierras, near the town of Lee Vining, California. In the 1940’s, in an effort to meet its growing demands for water, the City of Los Angeles began drawing water from Mono Lake. They drew out more water than the lake could replenish causing the rapid fall of water levels and exposing the […]
The Five Peaks of Anthony Lakes, Oregon Gunsight Mountain is probably the most recognizable peak around the Anthony Lakes Basin located in Northeast Oregon. For those of you who have one of my 2017 calendars, I thought you might enjoy a little behind-the-scenes story about this image, The Five Peaks of Anthony Lakes. I will let you in on a secret. This is probably one of my favorite images! I’m sure the reason is because I grew up skiing at Anthony […]
A Beginner’s Guide to Improving Landscape Photography Have you ever looked at a landscape photographer’s website or social media page and wondered how they get all of those beautiful landscape photos? Do you ever secretly wish you could add some pizazz to your photos too? Good news! It’s not really as hard as you may think. There are some very simple methods you can use to improve your landscape photography without spending a fortune to upgrade your camera gear. […]
Winter Sunrise ~ Oregon Trail Interpretive Center I thought you might enjoy revisiting one of my favorite winter photographs taken at the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center just outside of Baker City, Oregon. The Interpretive Center has lots of nice trails all with beautiful views of Baker Valley. This makes it an excellent place to view sunsets and moonsets over the Elkhorn Mountains. On this morning, it was the moonset I was after. The date, January 12, 2017. This particular winter […]
I am pleased to announce that I have been chosen as the featured photographer for July 2016 at the Copper Belt Tasting Room here in downtown Baker City, Oregon. While working with Cathy Cook, one of the owners of Copper Belt Winery, I learned a concept the French call terroir. While I still need practice saying the word, I think I have a grasp at its meaning.