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Vote for Your Favorite Yosemite Picture

Vote for your favorite Yosemite picture and/or leave a comment below. Click on an image to enlarge it. As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts and impressions. Tell me what you like. What you’d like to see more of. What you’d like to see less of. What you wouldn’t change. Maybe a photo moves […]

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Photo Guide: Great Sand Dunes National Park

Standing at the foot of the Great Sand Dunes, cool sand sifts through my toes as I adjust my tripod and focus my camera on the lengthening shadows and deepening contours of the dunes. The sun is warm on my face. A playful breeze whispers through my hair. From my vantage point near the sunbaked Medano […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Rendition of “Ice Lake” Photo

Good photography does more than capture a moment. It evokes an emotion; it speaks to your soul. One of the cool things about photography is that there are literally an infinite number of ways that a single photo can be rendered to not only maximize the emotional response, but to also evoke different emotional responses. Before […]

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Wanda’s Ride

On June 28, 2013, Wanda Roche’s life changed in an instant. Having just biked to the top of the 12,126-foot summit of Cottonwood Pass on Day 5 of the Bicycle Tour of Colorado, Wanda celebrated with friends and began the descent down the Eastern side.

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Photo Guide: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Guided by my headlamp, my gear on my back and my brain in a fog, I scramble over rocks to the edge of the nearly vertical black craggy wall of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. To my pleasant surprise I have the entire photo site to myself. From my rocky perch I hear the […]

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Digital Darkroom: Creating the Decay Recipe

In my Decay photo series, I tried to capture the sinking hopeless weight I get in the pit of my stomach sometimes that is simultaneously alluring and revolting. My compositions emphasized bone chilling blues and ominous dark shadows. I stressed glaring harsh light and rough abrasive textures. Follow these steps to create the same effects in […]

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