How NOT to go Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

How NOT to go Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

I start out to walk on the ice and my previous experience comes back full force, my legs were shaking as I'm walking across the frozen lake. Pretty soon I'm standing on crystal clear ice and everyone has left the lake, so now I'm the only person still there. If something bad were to happen, well I probably wouldn't be writing this blog.

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My Review of Canon EF 11-24mm Wide Angle Lens

My Review of Canon EF 11-24mm Wide Angle Lens

I rented Canon's 11-24mm f/4 lens for a little while and have a review on my experiences with that lens. Was the price and weight worth the extremely wide rectilinear lens, how would it handle Denver's sunflowers, and is it possible to shoot portraits with this lens? All and more will be answered within.  

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Why Wide-Angle Landscape Photography is Too Easy

Why Wide-Angle Landscape Photography is Too Easy

There are lots of reasons that we love wide-angle nature and landscape photography, it's grand, powerful, and you really feel like you're in the photo. Which is the ideal of landscape photography if I'm not mistaken. But because I needed something to write about and I have lots of photos that I need a reason to share, let's dive into why you should ditch your 16-35mm f/4L lens and zoom in more!

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Glow in the Dark | Crested Butte Night Photography

Somewhere in the dark I muttered this phrase to my good friend Chase, who was about to drive his Ford Escape along a dirt road at 2am in the middle of the Colorado mountains. About 30 minutes before I told him this, I had an idea for a photo. 

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Guide to Photographic Filters - Neutral Density

Guide to Photographic Filters - Neutral Density

One of the questions I often get asked when out shooting is what type of filter I'm using and why I use that neutral density photographic filters. There is a lot of information out there on the subject of photographic filters but what I hope to establish is how I use them as a landscape photographer and scenes that I think are best suited for their usage. 

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