(Note: All of the images from this trip are available for viewing over on my SmugMug site) A short trip, basically 2 and a half days of shooting. Some nice food, a comfortable room, an area I knew fairly well so I didn’t have to spend a lot of time scouting, and a chance to turn off social media, email and everything else and just focus on the camera and start thinking about being a landscape photographer again. Overall? I’m pretty happy. I came home with 1300 images (including all those stitched panoramas and HDR sets). I ended up...Read More
Month: October 2017
(Note: All of the images from this trip are available for viewing over on my SmugMug site) Second night in the field, I got to sleep earlier and slept better, plus I knew I could set the alarm a bit later and still get out to my shoot without rushing, so I was in a much better mood than for the first dawn shoot. I had three locations scouted out depending on conditions; it was obvious early on that I wasn’t going to see any glow on the rock, so it made no sense to try to shoot it...Read More
(Note: All of the images from this trip are available for viewing over on my SmugMug site) The glamorous life of a nature photographer on the road: the alarm goes off at way too early in the morning so you can shoot a pre-scouted location when the sun rises, breakfast at McDonalds, you spend time during the day shooting things where the mid-day light isn’t so bothersome if you can, but really you end up back in the hotel room eating lunch out of the mini-fridge (that you stocked when you arrived in town) and editing images and resting...Read More
(Note: All of the images from this trip are available for viewing over on my SmugMug site) I have to admit that the lack of sleep left me feeling a big groggy and not even a hefty dose of caffeine really fixed it, so my first full day in Morro Bay was one of grinding it out despite mostly wanting to sit and maybe take a nap. Unfortunately, I’m not really a napper, so that’s not really an option. What I had planned on doing was to head over to the Marina, where a few years ago they installed...Read More
(Note: All of the images from this trip are available for viewing over on my SmugMug site) As usual, the first night on the road it took a long time to get to sleep and I didn’t sleep particularly well. Also as usual, my brain gets into the “OH MY GOD CAN’T SLEEP THROUGH THE ALARM” mode, and so when the alarm really did go off at 5:20 I was already awake and convincing myself the entire region was going to be covered in fog, so it was okay to go back to sleep. Which, if you know Morro...Read More
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