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A Bit of Luck, Moonrise Over the West Spanish Peak

January 22, 2021 - 80mm, 1/80 sec, f/5.6, ISO 100 HDR bracketed exposure, processed in Lightroom (no Photoshop!) This image was not planne...
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The Christmas Star Great Conjunction of 2020

December 22, 2020 - “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem,...
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The Old Truck

September 27, 2020 - 29 mm, 1/400 sec, f/4, ISO 100, 470 nm Infrared We spotted this old truck parked in a little meadow alongside a county r...
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Milky Way Panorama Processing

September 20, 2020 - Milky Way Over the Spanish Peaks, March 2018 I recently reworked my first Milky Way image from the original raw files (s...
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Cuchara Valley Landscapes 2021 Photography Wall Calendar

September 17, 2020 - I'm excited to announce the Cuchara Valley Landscapes 2021 Photography Wall Calendar featuring 12 images of the beautifu...
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Cuchara Valley Landscapes 2020 Photography Wall Calendar

October 21, 2019 - I'm excited to announce the Cuchara Valley Landscapes 2020 Photography Wall Calendar featuring 12 images of the beautifu...
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Milky Way Panorama Stacking with Sequator

August 21, 2019 - Final stacked and processed image: 8-frame panorama from 32 exposures stacked in Sequator. Sony a6500, 12 mm, f/2.0, 2...
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Improving My Best Photo

March 17, 2019 - Final Blended Image of 3 Exposures A few days after Thanksgiving in 2017, I went out before sunrise to one of my favorit...
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Reworking an Old Image

February 23, 2019 - A good friend of mine recently purchased some framed prints to hang in his office, and one of the images he selected was...
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Spring Fire Benefit

July 08, 2018 - The Spring Fire of 2018 has devastated much of this beautiful area, yet many of the most scenic places including the Cuc...
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A Missed Composition

April 22, 2018 - This photo, captured a couple of days after Thanksgiving and edited a couple of days before New Years, is easily one of...
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Best Photos of 2016

December 31, 2016 - Over the last 10 days I've showcased my picks for my Best Photos of 2016. Here they are in descending order: Number 1 N...
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The Old Truck

August 29, 2016 - My photography buddy Scot Mangold had the idea to capture the Milky Way above this old abandoned truck at Cordova Pass....
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Continually Learning and Improving

April 28, 2016 - Some of the best advice I've taken to improve my photography was to ask another photographer to critique my portfolio an...
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Photo Essay: A Winter's Walk

March 21, 2016 - A walk through Cuchara and up to CK rocks on a cold and foggy day. All images captured with 35 mm prime at f/1.8, minima...
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West Peak in Fall

February 26, 2016 - I love the view of the West Spanish Peak from this spot. The outcrop of the dike ends here with a natural arch in the wa...
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Cuchara by Moonlight

November 24, 2015 - I have been wanting to try capturing some images under moonlight, and last night was the perfect opportunity. It was the...
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Saved by Black and White

November 09, 2015 - Sometimes photography is a game of chance. You scope out a good location, load up your equipment, head out for sunset, a...
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Making a Dramatic Photo

November 01, 2015 - City Girl posted one of my sunset pictures from last weekend on the Cuchara Foundation page today, and someone asked abo...
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Milky Way Over Cuchara Valley

October 14, 2015 - Mid-October is a great time to view the Milky Way in Cuchara. The sun sets earlier in the evening, the skies are typical...
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