Printing your images — Fine Art printing

Yes, it's another "you really need to print your images to become a better photographer" blog post. Not my first, not my last, but it's true, folks. What's different about this one is that instead of griping to myself that I need to start printing again, I replaced...

Chuq’s 2019 Kinda Big Year update (2 months in)

I'm trying to figure out how it got to be March, time is flying past for me this year. I thought it might be fun to do a quick update on my sort of big year challenges. The main page for these is here. The goals for this year: - Bird at least weekly - At least 15...

Fine art wildlife printing

So I've started a new project, where I'm going to take a few images and have them professionally printed and tweaked by a master printer and compare them to my own printing attempts, both as a way to understand how they would process the image based on my objectives...

Review: WD My Passport Wireless Pro

One of my goals for this year is to figure out how to stop taking a laptop on trips with me. Literally the only reason I carry one -- unless I'm doing my job while traveling -- is so I have something I can load the day's SD cards onto to review and back up. I simply...

The Elephant Seals of Piedras Blancas

I first visited the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal rookery in 2011, and have been photographing them ever since. I try to visit every year or two, usually in January at the peak of the activity. Why? I find them a fascinating and complex species with a lot of...

What it was like getting the X-T3 repaired by Fuji

At the end of December, my Fuji X-T3 fell off a table and landed on the floor. The bad news: it broke and wasn't usable. The good news: the lens that was attached to it -- the 100-400 that is more expensive than the camera body -- was fine. But this meant I needed to...

My Favorite 5’s for 2018

In past years I've done various "Best of" or "My Favorite" lists of things on different topics. In trying to sort out what I wanted to do this year, I decided the universe (and you readers) really didn't need five or six separate blog posts with lists of ten items...

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