A few people asked me recently how I created my Startrail image which is below. It's easier than you think and all you really need is some time and a sturdy tripod. Read on to learn how..Read More
There are powerful, crystallized feelings that are experienced when skiing and snowboarding the backcountry of Arizona. They are mysterious, fantastic, gigantic, fleeting, and always require attention. Most backcountry photographs capture a thin cross-section or single layer of these feelings. This project was born as an attempt to explore new ways to convey those feelings.
The setup began with immense planning around the position of the Milky Way rising in relation to Fremont Peak depending on the time of night. Under the warm winter sun we began by hiking and then snowshoeing up to the inner basin arriving just before sundown. Troy continued on in the waning light and begin ascending up the north side avalanche chute to prepare for the light painting once it was dark enough. Abe remained in the middle valley and set up two cameras capturing alternate angles of the mountain. Over the next few hours communicating via radio we went back and forth and getting the angle and perspective just right.
We had planned to...Read More
I thought I should update those in Northern Arizona that I have a show for the months of March, May and June at the Artists Coalition Of Flagstaff, which is now located in the Flagstaff Mall. The show ranges from landscapes captured during my past two years overseas in New Zealand and Australia to the night sky as seen in both hemispheres.Read More
I know I've been posting a lot of night sky images lately to my 500px and Instagram but I just can't get enough of this dark New Zealand sky. It truly is like nothing else I've seen. Below are a few of my best astro-images and one that is a long term project I started back in February. I thought it warranted a blog post as I will include some fun facts you may not know about the night sky.Read More