Downtown Great Falls

Awhile back, I said I was going to be doing more mobile posting. That lasted what, a month? Going to give it another shot. On Friday, I wandered around downtown Great Falls with Marissa and her friend shooting some night-time portraits. In between wardrobe changes, I got to grab a few shots of downtown itself.... Continue Reading →


Years ago, when I got my first 35mm, I would sit outside at night during a thunderstorm shooting lighting. I'd set my camera on bulb mode, and wait till a few bolts went off. After I moved to Portland, I was slightly disappointed that lightning and thunder weren't all that common. Now that I'm back... Continue Reading →

Fourth of July Photo Tips

'Tis the season to gather friends and family for BBQ, laughter, and blowing stuff up in honor of our freedom. Here are some quick tips on how to make sure you accurately record the festivities with your camera. People Crank up that ISO. Higher ISO means you might be able to snap away without a... Continue Reading →

Night-time Photo Walk

Group photo walks rock. This is the first time I've done one at night, though. I left my tripod in the car, so high ISOs and a wide aperture were required. If you're looking for an excuse to go shoot, find a group of people and organize a photo walk. Not only is it more... Continue Reading →

Shooting the Perseid Meteor Shower

I haven't done a lot of night-sky photography. Long ago in Montana, I used to shoot lightning storms with some success, but I haven't done any long-exposure shooting in quite awhile. I'm going to try to get some photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower tonight, so I've been reading up on how to get the... Continue Reading →

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