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Botswana is one of the most sought-after premier wildlife photographic destinations in the world. I first visited the Chobe River back in 2005. Being on a boat, photogrpahy and seeing the elephants swim by one shore to the other at eye level, has remained one of my top expereinces in Africa. It took me 10 years… Read more »

Travel Africa – double page spread of the Turkana Tribe

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It is an honor to share that one of my images of the Turkana Tribe is gracing the pages of Travel Africa Magazine this quarter (page 4&5); the most prestigious travel magazine about Africa. This image was captured last year during the Turkana Festival. I have been visiting this tribe for the last four years… Read more »

Holi Festival India

The most stunning images of Holi I have ever seen!

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  Jassi Oberai, whom I am teaming up with for the sold out Incredible India Tour, just returned from the Holi Festival ceremonies in India with the most incredible images I have seen. Photographs that make one’s heart beat faster and go right to the soul. Photographs that make you feel as though you are… Read more »

Horse photography workshop

New, Spirit-N-Light it up Workshop, Announced!

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We are taking the Spirit-N-Light workshop to the next level and adding two days of teaching simple flash techniques to greatly improve your image making skills! This is a workshop to challenge yourself, grow your creative vision, and transcend your photography beyond what you have imagined. Do you want to create more meaningful images than a surface… Read more »

Gelada baboons lit with flash

Are you using flash; if not, why not?

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When I first picked up a camera, I did not even know what it meant when someone said, “the light has gone flat,” and I would not want to complicate it even more by using a flash! When most of us started on our photographic journeys, we understood there was good light, bad light, and… Read more »

Incredible India photo tour camels in the desert

Incredible India Photo Tour 2018 Announced

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Striking exotic desert landscapes, legendary cities, bustling markets, vibrant festivals, a kaleidoscope of color, and home to the Bengal Tiger, India is a spectacular photographic destination. During my first adventure to India, over a decade ago, I was on sensory overload. Believe it or not, when I first picked up a professional camera, I explored… Read more »

Are you shooting on Auto White Balance?

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Have you ever uttered the words, “I can do that later in Photoshop?” I hear versions of this phrase often and even worse is, “I can fix it in Photoshop.” STOP! Have you ever shot next to someone, looked in the back of his or her camera, and said, “Wow, my image doesn’t look like… Read more »

Remembering Rhinos; an incredible launch

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I am thrilled to announce one of my images has been chosen to be apart this great project and beautiful book. It is an incredible honor to sit among so many talent well known photographers whose work I greatly admire. Remembering Rhinos will be a beautiful coffee table book, created with the aim of raising funds to fight rhino… Read more »

February 7, I will be speaking in Arizona

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Are you near Scottsdale or Phoenix Arizona?   On the morning of February 7, 2017 I will be speaking at the Mustang Library in Scottsdale for the  Digital Imaging Group In the evening of February 7,2017 I will be speaking in Fountain Hills at the Fountain Hills Photography club I will be focusing on the 4… Read more »

4 Elements of a Successful Image

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Learning how to manipulate your camera settings to help create dramatic lighting, alter backgrounds, make an image moody, or add a sense of motion, gives you the power to create a unique artistic style. The real art of photography is in the way you connect and capture the story of what you experience and how… Read more »