I was recently a guest on the 2 Photo Nuts show talking about aviation and specifically balloon photography. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIps4gJnXKk&w=420&h=315]
As usual getting out of town took longer than hoped and we didn’t make it as far as planned. Instead of camping at Valley of Fire, K’Ehleyr and I stopped at Calico Ghost Town. It is an old silver mining town established in 1881 only to be abandoned in the mid-1890’s when silver values dropped….
You never want to see your trailer in front of you but we did.
We started the Panguitch rally a bit early by driving into town from Red Canyon on both Wednesday and Thursday to fly. The actual rally began on Friday followed by 3 great days of flying.
After the Eyes to the Sky rally in Salina we hoped to get some rest at Red Canyon just outside Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah.
Not entirely surprising but we left a day late which meant we had a marathon 13 hours on the road to get from San Diego to Salina, Utah in time for pilot check-in of the first of 7 rallies this summer.
If you have ever shot film you know that to obtain specific results needed the use of a filter on your lens. If you were shooting black and white film different colored filters could be used to increase the contrast by blocking certain colors of light. When shooting color film it was common to use a…
The best way to improve your photography is through critiques. I don’t mean how many ‘likes’ or ‘+’s’ you can get from social media but actual constructive criticism by other photographers.
Echoes at dog beach I set out to just do some long exposures of the water at sunset but there were a bunch of dogs down at the beach and I love shooting dogs but that wasn’t working well in the low light so I gave up and went back to my original intentions.