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Photography from Asia

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Palawan, Philippines

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 01:40:12 +0000

My wife taking in the scene in Palawan, Philippines. The waves kept coming in close to where I was shooting, so I had to be quick. Sony A7RII with Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS (@24mm) with a Metabones IV adapter (to use Canon lenses on a Sony body). This 42 MP sensor is stunning!Read more

Sunset over the Grand Tetons

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 04:55:01 +0000

Sunset over the Grand Teton mountain range on our roadtrip through Yellowstone. If you look closely you can see the moon and snow on the peaks.Read more

Arches National Park, Utah

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:49:42 +0000

18 second exposure in Arches National Park, Utah. The light trails are from people leaving the arch and passing by me. The bright light in the arch is from someone using large flashlight and often shining it towards me. A phenomenal location – highly recommend visiting!    Read more

Dreams of Thailand

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:06:40 +0000

This pier proved to be an interesting location for taking some casual photos of Novita while in Koh Samet, Thailand. There were lots of little children playing on the planks above our heads, laughing and jumping off into the clear waters below. Throughout all of Southeast Asia, everyone assumes she’s a native of their own country.Read more

Can smartphones now replace a “real” camera?

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 05:27:51 +0000

  This is question I’ve been often asked and see discussed online each time a new phone is released. New features are often labeled as revolutionary, or game-changing therefore supposedly eliminating the need to carry another camera. There are few ways to think about these statements and factors to consider when seeking an answer to this question. Note, this post is very much written for the masses and does not include each and every variable in the mix. We couldRead more

Cold Mountain Temple

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:38:07 +0000

  Cold Mountain Temple Suzhou, China  Read more