Cuba 2017 Epilogue

Cuba 2017 Epilogue: For our seventh trip to Cuba, a lot of changes were rumored, including staying in casas instead of hotels, as the big travel agencies seem to have most of the rooms blocks. So, I didn’t know what to expect there. Because of the new travel...

Ellis Island Photo Tours- a look to 2017

Years ago, when I would tell my mom that I was going to photograph at a local venue, her reply would always be, “Haven’t you been there before?” And my reply to her reply would always be, “Well, yeah, mom, but it’s always...

Ellis Island Photo Tours

• Ellis Island Photo Tours September is our third photo tour in this incredible and historic site, in cooperation with Save Ellis Island, where we have unprecedented access to non-public areas and can use a tripod for maximum image quality. After one posting, we had...

The unexpected: keeping an open mind

The unexpected: keeping an open mind We got our group to the old Texaco car lot in the Palouse on a bright overcast day and everyone was pretty stoked to photograph, as was I. After instructing everyone on the lay of the land, everyone scattered, taking their images....

Iceland loves the iPhone – Year 5

I broke out the iPhone quite a bit on this trip. Rekindled enthusiasm and other worldly subject matter is some powerful ju-ju. The iPhone is the ultimate sketch pad. Literally, photoshop in your pocket, using apple apps for processing offers unlimited possibilities,...

Iceland 6.2015.2 Flatey

Here are a few more images from our Iceland Odyssey 2015 instructional tour. The first 2 images were made in the very picturesque, Hellnar, on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a place which always holds photographic surprises. The first image was made from the boat dock...