Dell Releases New XPS Laptop Models for Creators

I am frequently asked for computer recommendations by students who need more power and support for landscape art photography, particularly as their files grow larger and their creative abilities advance. While our desktops often configured to meet our needs our laptops often lack the performance features, we need in the field – until today.

When Will Our National Parks Open?

I know every landscape and wildlife photographer is itching to ‘get out there’ and start shooting again in their favorite national park. So are the backpackers, hikers, campers, and those day visitors who want to visit pristine wildernesses and Mother Natures’ incredible scenery. However, before you pack up and head out to a chosen park, there are …

Why The National Parks are Closing

When states and counties first ordered everyone to stay home, many in America decided to visit our parks as opposed to obeying the shut-in orders. Instead of practicing social distancing visitors swarmed into parks, overcrowding campgrounds, gathered at visitor centers, congregated at rock climbing sites and generally failed to do their part …

Do I need Photoshop?

Thus creating an image that communicates with viewers beyond what is in front of the lens is more challenging and difficult workflow, one that requires visualization, composition, capture craft and patience.  While all photographs arise from some level of reality our post production tools— Lightroom and Photoshop— allows us to alter that reality to invoke perceptions…

The Rocky Trail of Thankfulness

I recently returned from teaching the Grand Staircase Escalante Master Class, with the help of two great assistants, Ted Rigoni and Mike Titus. As always, nothing is more rewarding than guiding workshop photographers to achieve creative breakthroughs as they create landscape art that is personal, significant, and ‘photography beyond the lens.’ But this Grand Staircase…

The National Park Angels

Sharp pain in my left hip, unable to move my left leg, unable to sit up, labored breathing were all indicators of something broken or severely bruised. Jonathan, who has many years of experience leading Outward-Bound Classes and Cross-Country Bike Tours took all the appropriate actions— back pack removal, position stabilization, situational awareness checks, and water, were all critical tasks as we were many miles from help.