What are panoramas and why would you choose to create one? A panorama consists of multiple, overlapping images stitched together to create a single image. The long, rectangular variety are the most common and are visually interesting because we naturally take in a scene by scanning, instead of the camera’s traditional fixed view of things.…

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I just spent about a week and a half in the Palouse Hills of Washington.  If you are a photographer and haven’t been there – ummmmmmm – go!  Hills just don’t roll like that anywhere else.  In June you have the greens, in October, the harvest and the golds.  I haven’t been there in the…

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Yesterday, I got up super early and headed out to a place where I was guaranteed (by my motel owner) to find Big Horn Sheep.  It was a dirt road off a dirt road off a dirt road, each one getting successively harder to travel.  Bob has 4-wheel drive and there’s no road I won’t…

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I have these maps…… some of you have seen them.  They are plastic road maps of the United States. I mark every road I drive and photograph.  My goal is to drive and photograph every road in the United States.  No, I don’t really think I can do that, but trying sure is fun!! When…

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What does it say when you hike 5 miles and your favorite shot is of the trail itself? Look, It’s beautiful here and the waterfalls are nice and full but…..  I was here in the fall and the tonal range is just boring in comparison.  So why did I come back?  The short answer it…

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On the road again…….  where’s Willie Nelson when you need him?? Day one is my “get outa town fast” day, so I got on the 5 and went north at 70 mph for about 7 hours.  I was gonna keep going – but I saw a sign for the Sacramento National Wildlife Rescue. I grabbed…

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As my favorite newscaster always says – watch this space!!!!  I promise to bore you with my travels and thoughts as I roam the Pacific Northwest.  Aside from the Palouse Workshop (which will be amazing), I will be working to finish up my Pacific Northwest book for Schiffer Books.  Here are a couple of photos…

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It’s great to be back in touch with Stinky Pete the Clown and Kat the Sword Sallower. I got a hold of them so I could send them an American Carnival book. Having them in the book makes the experience of being at the fair so much better.  So much more personal and somehow real. …

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Don’t worry!!  I’m not gonna bore you everyday with random thoughts.  I just want to let you know that the new books are on pre-order sale on Amazon.  American Carnival and How Did you Get That Shot will be out May 28.  I have the advance copies.  I gotta say – they look good!!!  Just…

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I’m new at this blogging thing, but I’m a good talker…… so…… I guess I’ll just talk here. I hope you’ll talk to me too. Your input is important to me. I have always loved to travel and photograph by myself. I publish because I like to share what I see. I lead workshops for…

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