Quick Edit: Spring Dogwood

Quick Edit: Spring Dogwood
I don’t know if you remember, but this month’s free desktop background wallpaper was a pretty branch of dogwood flowers taken during a stroll through the park surrounding the St. Louis Arch. Well, here’s a little video of how I edited it. In real time, using Lightroom and a little Photoshop, it took me about 30... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Stormy Mountain Majesty

Behind the Shot: Stormy Mountain Majesty
Stormy Mountain Majesty Denali National Park, Alaska Downloadable as a free desktop wallpaper for Lenspiration subscribers   This is what sunset looked like at 9:30pm on that beautiful, Alaskan summer evening. “Pretty late, for a sunset,” I thought. And it really wasn’t actually dark till after 11. Sunsets are... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Diamond Ring

Behind the Shot: Diamond Ring
Diamond Ring August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Downloadable as a free desktop wallpaper for Lenspiration subscribers The first time I heard about it was in early July. “Hey, you planning on taking any pictures of the solar eclipse next month?” a friend asked as I was packing up after the Sacramento... Read More »

Behind the Shot: Spot of Green

Behind the Shot: Spot of Green
It wasn’t the best sunset in the world, that balmy evening I spent with Jonathan on top of Enchanted Rock in Texas earlier this month, but I was very grateful that the clouds broke away just enough to make a sunburst for that one, single composition I had figured would be the best when we first arrived. The... Read More »

Pic of the Month: March ‘13

Pic of the Month: March ‘13
What a grand time spring is! Pea plot planting, bee box building and peach tree pruning are the every-day-type activities around the Staddon’s place. Though it was kinda cold this year for the month of March, one couldn’t help but observe Michael’s honey bees working—as busy as bees I assume?—on the few days that... Read More »

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