The Price of Adventure

The Price of Adventure
Enjoy adventure?! Be sure to count the cost, because you never know when everything might just go dead wrong….   Behind the Scenes Insights I was well aware of the danger of a wet snowfall….if it was a snowfall in late autumn when there were still leaves on the trees. But in February? It never crossed my mind that... Read More »

Exploring West Virginia: What NOT to Do!

Exploring West Virginia: What NOT to Do!
Do you relish stress? Or would you prefer to steer clear of unnecessary problems? Learn from my mistake…never cross a point of no return if you don’t know what’s beyond it! Here’s a story of what happened when I did, and the lessons I learned from it… Behind the Scenes Insights I’d say the idea of following Google... Read More »

How I Use a Wal-Mart Tripod!

How I Use a Wal-Mart Tripod!
Not all tripods are created equal. So what can you expect in a tripod if you can’t afford a durable, name-brand one? After accidentally leaving my quality, Manfrotto carbon fiber tripod at home on a recent, multi-day photo excursion last week, I started learning what it was like to use a less-than-perfect tripod!... Read More »

I Couldn’t Find a Good Overlook….

I Couldn’t Find a Good Overlook….
….so here’s what I decided to do!   Behind the Scenes Insights A fellow from church first told me about 5 Points. He knew I liked photography so when I asked if he could recommend of any nice places around to take pictures, he said I might like this spot. A few days later, in a conversation completely unrelated to... Read More »

Directing the Eye Using Overexposure

Directing the Eye Using Overexposure
Here’s some real-world composition for ya! I wasn’t planning on creating this video, but because finding, composing and tweaking this shot turned out to be so “textbook perfect”, I couldn’t help but step back and quickly explain how it came together.     Behind the Scenes Insights •  I didn’t go out that morning to... Read More »

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