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Harkening Back to Simpler Times

by Craig McCord While driving to town a couple of days ago, I noticed a large maple tree in what appeared to be a slight fall transition. It’s a little early yet for any fall color but for some reason its color made it stand out. Catching a glimpse of this tree brought back an […]

How I Got the Shot: Oregon Coast

During a recent workshop on the Oregon Coast, I was presented with a common problem: I wanted to do a long exposure shot to enhance a somewhat boring sky, but the wind was blowing around grasses in the foreground and they would be hopelessly blurry with a long shutter speed image. How to handle this?? […]

String Lake and Recovering a Poor Exposure

During our recent photography workshop in the Grand Tetons we chose String Lake as our last evening shooting location.  Due to a slightly extended stay at an earlier spot, we now found ourselves racing the sun as we made our dash toward String Lake along the Jenny Lake Loop road.  Finally arriving, we gathered our […]