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Rex Creek Sunrise

What’s the story behind this photo? I was camping with a group of buddies about 3/4 of the way up Lake Chelan. It was mid-December, the temperature was around 15°F, the cabin had no power, and we’d all been up late drinking and playing cards the night before. I looked out the window while drinking my […]

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What’s the story behind this photo? As I wrote on my blog, I’d seen Alexey Kljatov’s snowflake photo technique article and wanted to see how well I could do myself. I didn’t have a macro rail or macro light yet, so the whole thing was a little amateur. The photo is available on Getty, in their “Moment Open” collection. How […]

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McKinley Springs Milky Way

What’s the story behind this photo? I was with a group of friends participating in the McKinley Springs Winery BBQ Competition. I think it mostly turns into a drinking competition, but that’s another story. It’s in the middle of nowhere, so I brought my camera gear with the intention of doing some astrophotography. We’d been […]

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