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Sometimes, Equipment Matters

I am not a gear head and I don’t want this blog to be about gear. Truthfully, the technical aspects of photography and camera gear bore me. I’m sure that it is really important and I’m happy that the techies at Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, etc. pay attention to it. Obviously, cameras today are much better than previous generations and there are all sorts of technical reasons why, but none of really interests me - I trust that the experts are, well, experts.

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10 Most Meaningful Images of 2018: #7

I have never been one for Astrophotography. The late nights don’t go well with my usual early mornings. I am an early riser by nature, so staying up to the wee hours of the morning to shoot the starts usually doesn’t happen. But, when I saw that Mike Taylor (and his wife Sonya) would be leading an excursion to shoot Landscape Arch at night at the Out of Moab Landscape Photography Conference, I knew I had to take advantage.

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10 Most Meaningful Images of 2018: #9

If there was an emergent theme for my landscape photographer in 2018 it was: Moment. Nothing illustrated that more than this morning at Park Avenue in Arches National Park in Moab, UT.

For the past two years I have participated in the Out of Chicago Landscape Photography Conference. In 2017 I ventured to Acadia National Park, and this past October to Arches as a participant. The conference brings 150 participants together with 15 of the best landscape photographers in the world. Having the opportunity to put life aside for a week and shoot with and learn from the likes of Nick Page, Thomas Heaton, Erin Babnik, Mike Taylor as well as many other passionate landscape photographers has made a huge impact on my photography and given me the opportunity to meet and make dozens of new friends. Chris Smith (CEO) and his team ensure that all levels of photographer have an opportunity to better their craft and enjoy excursions to some of the most beautiful places in the world.

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