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The Nomadic Troglodyte

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Photography

Healing Takes Time

We all know that somewhat trite and clichéd phrase, “Time heals all wounds.” It often takes different forms. “Give it time, sweetie.” “You’ll feel better eventually.” And, I’m going to tell you, right now, as you read this. Sometimes, that just doesn’t cut it.

How to take the Photo of a Lifetime

As a photographer, there are both privileges and responsibilities placed on my shoulders. Sometimes, I get to skate around the heavy lifting simply for the fact that I'm holding onto a camera. At other times, I'd rather be taking a nap,... Continue Reading →

Photography in Bulk – Portraits

So I recently took 20 peoples' portraits. It's an annual thing for the family business, and (after years of practice) I'm pretty darn good at it, too. There's only so much I can do when the framing and background are... Continue Reading →

Why photos from your smartphone don’t usually look as good…

So I've been taking pictures with cameras since back when they had those disposable cameras for a dollar that had the little spinny dial and digital photography was considered new, weird, and no one understood how such voodoo was possible.... Continue Reading →

10 Things I Love About Winter

Due to the cyclical nature of the family business, many hoards of people have asked me over the years, "What's your favorite season? [Insert current season here], right?" While I do love the whole year (Summer is all about riding, sunshine,... Continue Reading →

Photo shoot with a ninja

I love my job. I love cooking for people; it's sharing a simple, created thing which nourishes and warms. There's no critique of art when all the audience wants is a pancake, and there's no lack of originality when all... Continue Reading →

Ants in my pants, an adventure in mountain photography

So I assemble the troops, strap on my trusty hiking boots, and go out begin the first phase of the photography project: catching horses. Photography, like creative writing, can seem nonlinear when put like that, doesn't it? In a rare... Continue Reading →

Phood Photos

Set ups for photos. Everyone is curious but most people are kinda disappointed when they see them. Even budding photographers. I don't blame them. They come hoping to see beauty laid out before my camera, lights shining majestically over a... Continue Reading →

Horses in your phone?

My new Samsung theme idea is up! Both below and in its designated gallery! I've lived and worked around horses my whole life, and I have been blessed with a wide variety of photographic and artistic opportunities because of it.... Continue Reading →

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