‘The Arcanum’ is something you should know about if your into photography in any way than you should take the time to learn a little more about it. After filling out an online application I was invited last September to join one of the cohorts under the watchful master Glenn Guy. What a fast passeded, exciting, overwhelming and amazing experience it has been so fare and it….
Good sashimi. While out exploring in Izumisano I walked down an old covered street. I stopped to take a photography of this fisherman’s store and he invited me in for lunch, no charge. I don’t think they see many foreigners chowing down on sashimi because his mother who was hiding in the back of the store came out to see me eat. I ate all the tuna they had left. In return…
Drones. Have you ever found yourself wishing you could be in some inaccessible place to get the perfect shot that you are after? The company DJI has several products that may be of interest to you. This is their Phantom Vision 2 plus flown for the first time today by yours truly. It is quit a remarkable piece of kit. I flu it today in some strong gusty winds and with virtually no drone flying experience and….
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.
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….
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….
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….
As the Chinese New Year is celebrated and the ‘Year of the Horse’ gets underway I had the opportunity to launch a few lanterns myself, albeit from a beach in Thailand. Being an aviation buff I have a sense of excitement for all things that ‘go airborne’ in one fashion or another and….