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Squirrel River
Squirrel River

This set contains pictures during my Alaska trip in 2011. My Alaskan family flew me out (along with a camera crew from National Geographic) out to their camp down the Squirrel River. It was a wonderful time, one of those memorable moments that you wish you could describe in words and capture in pictures knowing they will never do justice to the experience. [ Read More... ]

Sunrise in New Mexico
Sunrise in New Mexico

I was recently in Las Cruces, NM for two days for work. On the first day while driving in to the clients location, I was amazed with the beautiful sunrise over the San Andres Mountains. I left the hotel a little earlier the next day to make sure I could get at least one decent picture. The hard part about sunrises (and sunsets) is getting the full detail of the land. The sun will usually wash out all the detail of anything close to where you are taking your pictures. To compensate for this I tried to snap three pictures (-2, 0, 2 Exposure settings), then used my Hydra plugin in Aperture to combine all three picture for enhanced detail. This is also called HDR photography. [ Read More... ]