Principles of Design – Unity

Unity is what brings an image together as one piece. A good photograph that is unified is one where everything appears to belong. No elements are added that shouldn’t be there and don’t help with the overall composition. This image below is unified by not...

Lowepro Photo Hatchback AW 22L Review

After getting the Lowepro Photo Hatchback 22L for Christmas, I took it on a couple of hiking trips and decided to write up a review. I use the pack for day hiking since I can carry most of the camera gear I need along with any other little things I may want on the...

A Few Goals for 2013

With the new year coming up in just a few hours, I’d like to set a few goals for 2013. These range from places I’d like to see, gear I’d like to have, and where my online presence will go! 1. Get a full frame camera and at least a couple L series...

12 Best of 2012

With the new year just a couple of days away, I thought I’d share what I think is the best shot from each month of 2012. I would love to hear what your favorites are; leave a comment once you get to the end! Thanks and happy new year! -Trent January This was...

Inside the Image #1

Many people ask how I achieved the look in this image. The texture that appears to be similar to a chalk or pastel drawing comes from combining multiple exposures of slightly different images. The images below are the 8 exposures that are combined in an editing...