• Can Social Media Wreck The Outdoors? I posted a photo on Instagram and Facebook last week with a question in the caption: Question for the community: should we all be sharing the locations of the beautiful photos we share on social media, or should we withhold the locations in an effort to protect these fragile places and keep the outdoors a […]
  • My Kits: Action Sports Photography Gear Welcome to part two of the My Kits series, in which I outline what gear I use and why I use it in my work as a professional outdoor photographer. In the first post, I broke down the essentials of my Commercial Photography Kit, a system built around image quality and gear redundancy, with little consideration […]
  • My Kits: Outdoor Commercial Photography Gear I’m often asked what type of camera equipment I use to create my images, unfortunately I struggle to answer these questions in the brief exchanges offered by the various social media platforms. See, there’s no quick answer; each piece of equipment I use is part of a whole. I think in terms of kits. Each […]
  • Dream Campaign: Apple – Shot on iPhone 6 When I set out to start my photography business, I did so on a single precept; explore the outdoors, create an individual vision and share it with the world. My vision is based on the idea of art through adventure, and I’ve tried to create a body of work that is unique in approach and […]
  • 6 Tips for Boosting your Instagram Game If you’re like me, you probably started your Instagram account by posting random photos from your phone’s camera as you went about your life. Really, that’s what it was invented for. But times have changed and the bar has been raised. Instagram has become one of the most important platforms on the planet for sharing […]
  • Rent This! The X-Rite Color Munki Photo Color Management Solution If you’re a professional, or an enthusiastic amateur in any visual field, whether photography, video, graphic design or digital art, it’s your job to make sure that your work goes out into the world looking like you intended it to look. But despite all of the fine tuning you might have been doing on your […]
  • WHO is Sierra Blair-Coyle? THAT is the Question. I sat down to read a blog article earlier today called ‘Athlete or Model: What is Sierra Blair-Coyle?’. When I read the headline I was curious, even totally on board, but after reflecting a bit, I’m calling bullshit. If you don’t know anything about Sierra, give the post above a quick read. It’s got all […]
  • Peter Lik Just Sold a Photo for 6.5 Million Dollars, But Is It Art? Surely by now you’ve heard that the most expensive photo in history has recently been sold by photographer Peter Lik to an undisclosed collector for a record-breaking price of 6.5 Million Dollars. Peter Lik is better known for his television personality and his decadent galleries in posh retail locations in cities like Aspen, Beverly Hills […]
  • Q&A – Best Micro 4/3 Lenses I get a lot of questions about my techniques and equipment, and try my best to respond when I have time. Generally these dialogues stay hidden in emails, Facebook messages and Twitter DMs. Yesterday as I was responding to a question my friend John sent me  about my choice of lenses for my Olympus Micro 4/3 […]
  • Why I’m still a Weekend Warrior *mostly. It’s Friday! Three day weekend! And why do I, self-employed landscape and adventure photographer, care? Because deep down, despite the fact that it’s been years since I’ve had to answer to a boss, I’m still a weekend warrior. Which begs the question, why? 1. Professional Accountability. It’s easy to think that as a self-employed artist, […]