The news about the efforts of the Bush administration to change the protected status of the American Bald Eagle and removal from the Endangered Species Act spurred my memory of this photo taken back in 2003. Its tough not to look at these birds and think “regal”.
Sadly I find myself continually surprised by some of the changes that get pushed through Washington regarding land and wildlife protection. The lastest surprise is an effort by the Bush administration to remove the American Bald Eagle from the Endangered Species Act. As with other environmental issues the Bush administration is ignoring sound scientific evidence coming from with in and outside the government. I learn
I’ve had little time to work on images as of late, but as I looked through past shoots I caught an image that exemplified a subject that always stumps me. Camping in the back country, waiting out wildlife, working in harsh elements, timing magic light across a landscape, and so on pale in comparison to…
I can’t help but feel this weekend went by too quickly and I’m sure that’s a common sentiment for most. I had such grand plans. This past week, a very rough one, took the wind out of my sails and I slept through an attempt to photograph sunrise and some local wildlife. I also intended to make a big dent in some web site updates, but that hit a snag when my laptop screen broke away from the rest of t
I have a few topics in mind for my next podcast, but I thought it might be interesting to find out what would be most interesting to you. I’ve added a poll to the EXIF and Beyond page. The initial choices are photographing the: Golden Gate Bridge Vermillion Cliffs & The Wave Wildlife In The Arctic Tell me what interests you most and the next EXIF and Beyond podcast likely will be tailor made per your reques
The fourth episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released. This is video podcast and can be viewed or downloaded via iTunes: EXIF and Beyond: Art Wolfe Interview Part II Prolific nature, landscape and travel photographer Art Wolfe provides a tour of his gallery and discusses specific images on display there. Interview photos provided by Karon Psillas For the non-iTune listeners a streaming version of this podcast can b
Adobe has updated its web site and now includes the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom product page. In addition to this update on the Adobe page Rob Galbraith has added an article on his site covering some of the differences between Beta 4.1 and Photoshop Lightroom 1.0. As if that weren’t enough an Adobe press release has come out detailing pricing details and release date information. Expect the initial price to be se
The online edition of the Smithsonian Magazine has a great article Antarctica Erupts!, with incredible photos and video, of the actively erupting Mount Erebus on Antarctica. If you haven’t seen it yet check it out. The photos of the ice tower fumaroles and video of the ice blue lava is amazing.