What Computer Should You Get For Photography?

Apple iMac Retina 5K (Image Courtesy Apple Inc.)If you’re wondering what the best computer is for photography then you’re not alone! It’s one of the most popular questions we get asked. We also just recently purchased new computers so I’ll also share some thoughts on the decision making process we took.The Most Frequently Asked Questions About […]

Staying on a Ranch

We’re currently staying on a horse ranch near Portland, nearly a month into our giant road trip. We didn’t know what to expect when we booked the place, but it’s absolutely incredible. The boys have really enjoyed exploring the place, and we’ve really enjoyed photographing them! Today I wanted to share a few of the shots […]

How to Tell When You’ve Done Too Much Editing Avoid these big editing mistakes with your photos!

Please note: This is too much editing. Oh do I have a love/hate relationship with editing. On the one hand, it can bring the best out of your images, and help you get that “WOW!” reaction. But on the other hand, do too much editing, and that reaction can quickly turn to “Um, gross”. Or maybe that’s […]

Photo Review: An Evening With The Boys

The other night there was some beautiful golden light filling the kitchen as the boys played. After a long, dark winter, this was a sight for sore eyes. So I grabbed the camera and spent some time photographing them as they went about their business – Max doing some art-making, and Oliver practicing his new […]

7 Qualities of Stunning Black and Whites

If you’re like me, you love a great black and white image. See, when you remove the color from a photo, magic can happen. A person’s expression is suddenly imbued with more meaning. A cool composition becomes more bold, more dramatic. And our images gain a timelessness that allows our viewers to focus on messages […]

Whales in the Mist: How to Get Great Photos in Foggy Scenes

Your boat bobs gently on the waves. It’s quiet, but tense, as the anticipation mounts. A massive grey whale is about to break the surface of the water only a couple hundred feet in front of you. Your camera is in your hands, ready to shoot. You’re totally prepared to get that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Except […]

New Retouching Tutorial

Hey friends! I have exciting news for you today! We’ve just launched a brand spankin’ new tutorial designed to help you get serious retouching skills, fast! It’s called Really Easy Retouching and I’m so excited to get to share it with you! Retouching can add a level of polish to your photos that you simply […]

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