Hiking in El Malpais
18 Jun 2021
Continuing my landscape journey with the DP Merrill trio, I took an 80-minute drive out west, halfway to the New Mexico-Arizona border. This part of the state is called El Malpais (lit: ”bad country/lands, in Spanish). It gets its name from the lava flows that dot the region.…
Transitioning Over to Landscape Photography
02 Jun 2021
It’s been a while but I’ve certainly been busy, especially when it comes to my photography. I’ve spent a lot of the pandemic thinking about precisely what my photography is for, exactly. Why do I make images?
I think most photographers spend time thinking about this question as well,…
25 Jan 2021
The wide normal view isn’t really ideal for landscape photography, is it? It’s wide…But not wide-angle. It’s tight…But not telephoto. In short: it’s really, really boring
I’ve found it extremely challenging to work with at first because my landscape shots had a kind of “snapshot” element to them. But then…
Entering Foveon Space with the Sigma DP2 Merrill
29 Dec 2020
I’ve spent the past few weeks taking a break from my One Camera One Lens experiment with the Fujifilm X100V. While I intended to go back to it, I blundered into something extremely interesting: Sigma Foveon cameras.
I’ll try not to be too technical but it’s worth taking the time…
VII Months with the X100V
19 Dec 2020
Back in June, I began a new photographic journey with the X100V as my only camera, replacing my X-T2, 35mm f1.4, 23mm f/2m and 15-45mm lenses. I wanted to see if the one camera one lens philosophy of creative constraints held anything for me.
Almost every day now the X100V…