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...

Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

Whether you’re a complete beginner or just looking for a few things to help you take better landscape images, you should find something useful here. Many items in the menus of today’s newer cameras become unnecessary when you should in RAW. While these...

Principles of Design – Contrast

The principle of contrast is relatively easy to understand. Contrast adds interest to any photograph. Whether it’s local contrast in specific areas, or global contrast across the entire image, it will almost always add pop to your image. HDR images that look...

“The Elements of Art in Photography” eBook

I just finished compiling my posts on the elements of art in photography into a complete eBook in PDF format for you to read anywhere! Contact me and I’ll be glad to send you the eBook for free! If you have an iPad, you’ll also be able to find it in the...