Harbor Land – Kobe

A wide angle shot of ‘Harbor Land’ in Kobe after spending the day there walking around. It’s an HDR image taken just after sunset. Kobe is quit a cosmopolitan place, built up against the mountains. Walking around reminded me of….

Loch Muick, Scotland

Loch Muick, Scotland

The cold waters of Loch Muick lie nestled between the rolling hills in the highlands of Scotland. The queen of England has her summer residence on it’s rocky shores. Numerous striations can be seen on the….

Rangefinders

Rangefinders

‘Rangefinders’. To be honest I know very little about them and all my systems are mirror less, made by Sony. So when my friend Jose gave me his Minolta CLE with a fresh roll of HP5 400 I said thank you and went out shooting. The results….

Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

The best time to go to Tsukiji fish market  is during week days around 4 am to see the major event which is the tuna auction. But should you saunter through the streets around the market on the weekend you will find numerous establishments like this one. This 50kg, $2000 tuna was sliced and dice before my eyes today and then I….

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

I spent last week out in Las Vegas visiting some friends who just announced that they are getting married in November. They asked me if I would shoot some engagement pictures for them while I was there.

The Cascades.

The Cascades.

Hiking in the Cascades. What amazing weather we have had in Washington this summer. I had the chance to visit the Columbia river gorge (previous post) in eastern Washington and last week I hiked along the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT) starting from Snoqualmie Pass all they way up to the top of Chikamin Peak. We camped the first night at….

Skate Park

Skate Park

The skate park up on Capital Hill where I took my nephews is fun for all ages. This guy almost jumped over my head. Pretty cool in my book. Every time I go to a skate park I think, if only I had a few speed lights I could cook up some magic lighting. I will have to bring them next time. Not just speed lights but my HSS set up for the Sony A7RII. If your into Sony camera’s or any others for that matter this is a….

Whale Encounters

Whale Encounters

Killer whales up close. Last weekend I went up to the San Juan islands in search of whales. I hopped on a boat in Anacortes and sailed south for a few hours. Somewhere in the Puget Sound near Port Townsend we found three….

Washington State

Washington State

I have spent the last two weeks hanging out here in Washington with family which is always a treat. We spent a few days out in eastern Washington along the meandering Columbia river in wine country. Staying at the infamous….