• Story Behind the Top 5 Grams of 2014 – #1 Alpenglow on Mt. Baker Behind the Gram 2014 – #1 Alpenglow on Mt. Baker Original Instagram Caption: Heading up to the North Cascades for a weekend up high. It’s gonna be COLD, but it’s always beautiful! Hope to see some colors like this tomorrow morning. Technical Details: Captured with Sony Alpha A99 with Sony 70-300 4.5-5.6 Lens @ 300mm. […]
  • Is the Sony RX100 III the Best ‘Pocket’ Camera Ever? I’m a strong proponent of the idea that ‘it’s not about the camera‘. I really am. To the extent that I hesitate to write about specific pieces of equipment because it moves the conversation away from the why/where/when an image was made, and puts the focus on what combination of glass, metal and plastic was […]
  • Welcome to the new WWW.SCOTTRINCK.COM ! Welcome to the new and improved home of Scott Rinckenberger Photography, www.scottrinck.com. Thanks for visiting! Here’s a quick breakdown of the changes you’ll find on the new site: MORE PHOTOS! Art Projects Gallery – This area is for sharing collections of images that are shot for the sake of art, and are generally longer-term objectives. […]
  • Freshies – A Few More from the Road If you ever get the chance to hop in your car for a few weeks and check out the American west, do me a favor: take that trip. I’ve been back from my fall road trip for a little over a week, and have finally finished running through all of the photos I took. At […]
  • What are the odds? I’ve been shooting photos for 20 years. I’ve made my living in the profession for the last 15. I can count on one hand the number of times that everything lined up perfectly and a truly rare image was created. Now, I don’t want to toot my own horn about this shot, but the fact […]
  • Freshies – Hakuba, Japan The skiing in Japan has been getting a lot of hype in recent years. After spending two weeks sampling the resorts and backcountry of the Hakuba area I can say without reservation that the hype is justified. Many thanks to Morino Lodge for the hospitality, to Patagonia Ambassador and evo founder Bryce Phillips for killing […]
  • Freshies – November Pow in the North Cascades After four failed attempts to find decent early season skiing in the areas around Mount Rainier and Mount Baker, last weekend we finally scored.  Big.  Erik Svege called me on Saturday morning with a great idea.  Pack up the truck, drive north and try to make our way to the Hidden Lake Peaks Lookout by […]
  • Freshies – Fine Art Nudes for Floating Spa I was recently contacted by a friend and well established LA film producer with a very interesting project.  During his time working in the high stress world of commercial video, Rob discovered sensory deprivation tanks, or floating.  The idea is this: you’re enclosed in a light-proof and sound-proof tank where you float in 12 inches […]
  • In the bush with: the Olympus OM-D E-M5 The greatest camera in the world? Quite possibly (for me, anyhow). When the Olympus OM-D E-M5 was announced, I instantly decided to buy one. That was many impatient months ago. Well, my camera has arrived, and I’ve put it through the paces the only way I know how; by packing up my biking, skiing and […]