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on Dec 31, 2012 in WRP Ed Zone

Workshop Sign Up – Receive Print – Last Day!

I have a few sheets of paper left, a bunch of prints have gone out. Last Chance – this year! Star Trails – Alabama Hills, CA Feb 15-17 Photoshop for Shooters – Mammoth Lakes, CA April 27-28 Mono Lake – Mammoth Lakes, CA May 17-19 Short Lens Course – Mammoth Lakes, CA 22-23 June Photo Bi$ – Mammoth Lakes, CA 13-14 July Photoshop for Shooters – Mammoth Lakes, CA 28-29 Sept Mono Lake – Mammoth Lakes, CA 19-20 Oct Short Lens Course – Mammoth Lakes, CA 2-3 November There are all based in the beautiful Eastern Sierras, a region John Muir called the Range of light. A photographers paradise, it’s here waiting for you and your passion! Sharon & I wanted to make signing up a little more special so for those who sign up for one of these workshops before 31 Dec, 2012 will receive a 22×17 autographed print of their choice (an image you find on either of my two websites that I’ve taken). Now, you can...

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on Dec 31, 2012 in Field Reports

Share the Season – Whata Week!

The past few days has seen some GREAT images posted to the Share the Season photo contest (Grand prize Brand New Nikon D600). The international scope of the contest is just so cool! Here’s some highlights and their story. Enjoy! My friend and I wanted to go out to Black Butte Ranch here in Central Oregon and ride the Christmas Wagon all the while photographing the spectacular wintry scenery and probably capturing that one shot that makes it all worthwhile. However, upon arriving in a blizzard and riding during that blizzard, we couldn’t keep the camera’s steady enough to get a good picture. We decided to park down the road and try to capture the next group coming through. Wading through about 18 inches of snow we arrived at the spot just in time. I wanted to convey a sense of motion along with the blowing snow so I set my D7000 to 1/80 second at F 4.5 and my 18-200mm Nikon to 31mm. The folks on board were...

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on Dec 28, 2012 in Landscape Photography

It Only Takes 1 Minute!

Jake & I made another what we call a “suicide run” where we hit the road at 3am (on a snowy morning) and drive to SoCal to do a shoot and then drive back home. Twelve hours of driving for a couple of hours of shooting. Like this one, the majority to turn out to be more than worth the time invested driving. And the drive up and down the Owen’s Valley is always gorgeous! We’d just come past Owens Lake where a Air Guard F-16 had crashed 30min earlier when we saw this unique snow flurry on the eastside of the valley. Being so cold, the weight caused this cool little snow storm which for us photographers, was a great shot. So we stopped and shot a couple of frames. After making the couple of shots, we got back in the truck and merged will all the skier traffic heading to our town and proceeded north. I’d left the D4 / 24-70 out because, well, you just never...

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