Landscape Master Class Series – Part Two

 “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” ― Ansel Adams Creative Disassociation Adams spoke an absolute truth with this comment. It is amazing how many people take landscape pictures, (as opposed to creating them)[…]


Landscape Master Class Series – Part One

Learning about National Park Photographic Expeditions and Landscape Master Classes An Overview Wow! The Capitol Reef Landscape Master Class is just weeks away and there are only a few seats open. I, as well as Dave LaNeve, my instructor partner[…]


Foundation Seminar at Samy’s Camera

Todd Suess, Superintendent of Mojave National Preserve, and I, President of the Mojave National Preserve Artists Foundation have partnered with Samy’s Camera to present a great evening seminar for photographers who want to qualify and apply for an Artist in[…]

Mojave National Preserve Joint Art Project

Two Things That Are Killing Your Work

The number one cause of lousy, uninspired, meaningless, poorly composed, weakly lit pictures is creative laziness. The number two cause is lying to yourself. “Hey that’s not so bad,” you say, but deep down you know— you can and should[…]

Lightroom Mobile

Lightroom Mobile

Should I put Lightroom Mobile to work now or see how much more creative time I can waste before I die? I blew a whole year of creative post-production… here is why. I downloaded the Android version of Lightroom Mobile[…]

Life On Instagram

Art On Instagram

Instant Capture, Art, and Commentary Sarah Hovey, an Adobe Certified Photoshop Instructor at the California Center for Digital Arts, pushed me into and taught me the world of Instagram photography. It was the perfect storm of learning as this new[…]