Landscape Photography | Desert Sundown

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Landscape Photography | Desert Sundown Here’s a photo that I took in Joshua Tree, California. While exploring the park we came across this unique looking cactus. I don’t know what kind of cactus it was, but it created the perfect focal point for this shot! As the sun went down over the horizon everything began […]

HDR Photography | Golden Gate Golden Hour

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HDR Photography | Golden Gate Golden Hour With the limited number of nights we had in San Francisco, we decided to use one of them at Battery Spencer Lookout to capture this classic image of the Golden Gate Bridge. You can’t go to San Fransisco and not visit this spot. The lookout offers some beautiful […]

Landscape Photography | Hollywood Hills

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Landscape Photography | Hollywood Hills If you want a spectacular view of Los Angeles, I highly recommend hiking the trail in the Hollywood Hills. From there you’ll get a great view of the Griffith Observatory and of course the Hollywood sign. Make sure you bring lots of water and a telephoto lens to zoom in […]

HDR Photography | Buckingham Fountain

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HDR Photography | Buckingham Fountain If you ever find yourself in Chicago during the summer months, make sure that you visit the Buckingham Fountain at night! As you make your way down to the fountain you’ll be greeted with a cool mist, classical music, and a spectacular light show! The lights that illuminate the fountain […]

HDR Photography | New York, New York

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HDR Photography | New York, New York If you’ve been following the blog for the last 5 years, you may have seen this image before! Every so often I pluck an image from my RAW file library and re-master it to either improve upon it or simply change the look and feel of the edit. […]

Landscape Photography “Stone Head”

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Landscape Photography “Stone Head” This is a photo that I took of Antelope Canyon in Arizona. As I’ve mentioned before, the rock formations are formed after years of flash floods and wind storms. The walls of the canyon are warned down until they become smooth to the touch with beautiful whispy lines running through them. […]

HDR Photography | Big Little City

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HDR Photography “Big Little City” This photo was taken from The Empire State Building in New York City. There’s a lot going on in this photo and by creating the blurred edges it allows the viewer to focus in on a more defined focal point. For the edit, I created a tilt-shift lens effect that […]

Panorama Photography | Cholla Garden

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Panorama Photography “Cholla Garden” When I photograph any location I usually grab an HDR panoramic shot. This ensures that I capture the entire scene and the full dynamic range of the image. Panoramic shots don’t necessarily translate well online but this image will look fantastic as a large fine art print. The original image can […]

Landscape Photography | Venice Beach

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Landscape “Venice Beach” Here’s a photo that I took of a lifeguard tower in Venice Beach, California! I love the simplicity of this shot and it’s a classic example of the less is more approach. I processed the image to make it look like it was taken with black and white film. It reminds me […]