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Panning Blurs – Intentional Camera Movement

Panning Blurs – ICM Panning blurs are one of the basic concepts related to intentional camera movement (ICM). ICM is a style of photography with the intent that an image does not need to be in focus to be a good image. The blurred, unsharp [...]

Burney Falls

Image of the Week Image of the Week Long Exposure - Monochrome Image Considerations This waterfall image was taken at the McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The park is one of the true gems of northern California, with Burney falls as the primary attraction. There [...]

Northern Pintail

Image of the Week Image of the Week Bird Photography - Northern Pintail Image Considerations This northern pintail image was taken at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. I try to go there at least a couple times a year. It is the winter home to [...]

Photography Adventures

Visiting Vikingsholm Tahoe

Vikingsholm Tahoe Vikingsholm Tahoe is one of the true gems to visit around Lake Tahoe. It is located on Emerald Bay and is well worth the time to visit. It goes by a few names, and is more formally Vikingsholm Castle. The property has a [...]

Elephant Seal Adventure

Elephant Seal Viewing There are a few places in California where you can see northern elephant seals in their natural environments, but I’m not sure there is a better place than Año Nuevo State Park. Elephant seal viewing is available year round, but I would recommend [...]

Bear Jam

Bear Jam in Yellowstone National Park If you are ever visiting Yellowstone National Park, there is a pretty high chance that at some point you will become quickly familiar with the idea of a 'bear jam'. No, this is not some form of delectable treat [...]