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My New Used Nikon 300mm F2.8 Lens May Be My Most Versatile Lens in My Wildlife Kit

November 29, 2017 - Over this last year, I have been using a Nikon D500 (crop sensor) and D5 (full frame camera) for my wildlife photography...
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Get Connected To Nature - It May Save Your Life

October 12, 2017 - In a new article by Dan Buettner (National Geographic researcher of Blue Zones), Dan lays out some very compelling evide...
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Bird Photography is Fun!

December 23, 2016 - Bird photography is fun! I have been having a lot of fun photographing birds around my property in the Ozark mountains a...
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Using the Lensbaby Edge 50 Lens For My Flower Photography

November 19, 2016 - As a long-time large format photographer, my brain is wired to seeing my subjects with total control over the focal plan...
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Why We Need Trees

November 02, 2016 - I view photography as a tool to help me accomplish two main goals. My primary goal is to raise awareness about the chall...
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Do You Want to Learn How to Create Amazing Flower Photos with Your Mobile Phone in Just 5 Minutes?

October 13, 2016 - Do you want to learn how to create amazing flower photos with your mobile phone in just 5 minutes? It is currently the...
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7 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint While Traveling

July 11, 2016 - 7 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT WHILE TRAVELING Bring your bicycle - reduce your carbon footprint and get some e...
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3 Easy Tips For a Greener Summer Vacation

July 11, 2016 - If you are like me, I am always excited for spring and summer. I always have a renewed sense of hope and excitement when...
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Why Nature Matters - 12 Deadly Effects From Losing Nature & Wildlife

June 28, 2016 - In our modern digitized world, there is a tendency to treat preservation of nature and wildlife as a boutique issue. "It...
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Initial Testing of Papers to Identify a Paper Negative Candidate

December 07, 2015 - I am starting the process of trying to identify potential papers that could work for paper negatives. I will be making m...
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Tested an LED Light Bulb for Contact Printing in the Darkroom

December 06, 2015 - I have been using incandescent light bulbs in the darkroom for over 30 years to make contact prints. I was motivated to...
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New Mobile Dark Tent for Working in the Field

November 20, 2015 - I had posted a photo of my home made dark box on Facebook that I use in my Sprinter while in the field and my photo frie...
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A Few Lessons Learned from my Latest Trip to the Rockies - #OffTheGrid

November 12, 2015 - I explored the Rocky Mountains several times this year and I thought I would pass along some simple, but highly importan...
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Alley Spring & Mill Darkroom Print Making - Part 3

October 16, 2015 - In this 40 minute video, I take you into my darkroom as I printed one of my negatives from Alley Spring & Mill. I walk y...
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Why I Still Create Fine Art Prints in the Darkroom

October 15, 2015 - I love when people ask me why I still print in the darkroom and haven't "gone digital". I am not quite sure what "having...
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Lith Printing my Winter Tree 2015 Portfolio

October 05, 2015 - It is hard to believe that it has been almost a year since I started my 2015 Winter Tree Portfolio. I have made the deci...
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The Quest to Get Ilford HP5+ 11x14 Large Format Film Figured Out

September 29, 2015 - With the new 11x14 camera, I am going to test and give HP5+ 11x14 sheet film a try. I don't care for HP5+ in 120 roll fi...
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Unboxing of New 11x14 and 4x5 Chamonix View Camera's

September 29, 2015 - The day has finally come! After two years of saving and dreaming of replacing my Burke & James 11x14, the new camera's h...
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And so it begins...The 8x10 Beard

September 28, 2015 - Some of my favorite photographers of all time have unknowingly influenced me to follow in their footsteps. Of course, I...
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The Road to Glacier and Rocky Mountains (Solar Power) - Part 3

June 27, 2015 - As I continue my planning and preparation for my trip to the Rocky Mountains and Glacier National park, I knew based on...
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The Road to Glacier and Rocky Mountains - Part 2

June 26, 2015 - I published my first article about my upcoming trip to Glacier National Park in the middle of May and it is hard to beli...
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Smoky Mountains & Cumberland Plateau Spring 2015 Trip

May 31, 2015 - My recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains at the end of April was an amazing time to be there. I planned several stops...
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The Road to Glacier National Park - Part 1

May 10, 2015 - This is my first article in a new series that I will be writing in preparation for my two week trip to Glacier National...
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The Simplicity of Large Format is an Advantage

April 07, 2015 - I was preparing some notes for a large format landscape and nature photography workshop and I had an overwhelming sense...
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Tim Layton Featured Artist at Annual Chesterfield Art Show

March 22, 2015 - I am super excited to be a part of the inaugural Art Exhibit with the City of Chesterfield. My fine art nature photograp...
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The Importance of Time in Fine Art Photography & Storytelling

March 12, 2015 - I decided to write this article because I am hopeful that by me sharing the way that I work, that I can help others be b...
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