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The Basics of Steel Wool Photography

What is Steel Wool Photography? Steel Wool Photography is the process of using long camera exposures to capture the motion of hot sparks flying through the air through the act of spinning burning steel wool.  […]

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December 2017 Photo of the Month

2017 is drawing to a close and soon a new year will be upon us. I’m looking forward to 2018 and what opportunities wait around the corner. During the month of December I braved the […]

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November 2017 Photo of the Month

November, its that time of year where photographers start getting bored because of the lack in interesting and colorful things to photograph outside. The fall colors are gone from the trees and snow has yet […]

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October 2017 Photo of the Month

Fall in Iowa is a great time to be out and about. Photo opportunities are plentiful with the changing of the leaves, harvest time, and Halloween. During this past month I went out of several […]

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September 2017 Photo of the Month

Fall has arrived here in Iowa. The leaves are starting to change colors, cooler weather is moving in, the harvest is well underway, and of course photography opportunities are plentiful.  This past month was a […]

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WSP Astrophotography Cheat Sheet

Its that time of year when photography day is taking place a Living History Farms. For the 2nd year in a row I have the privilege of teaching introduction and advanced astrophotography at this event. […]

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August 2017 Photo of the Month

As my knee recovery continues I was able to get out on several occasions this month to take photos. I got out and did some lightning chasing on thunderstorms close to home as well as […]

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The Great American Eclipse 2017: My Photography Adventure

Its been a few days since the Great American Eclipse of 2017 moved across the United States and I for one will never forget my first total eclipse experience as a photographer and as a […]

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July 2017 Photo of the Month

The 7th month of the year has come and gone and we’re now in the latter portions of summer as we head into August. This past month I didn’t take many photos because of my […]

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Practicing my Solar Eclipse Techniques

I spent some time this weekend practicing my photography techniques for the upcoming solar eclipse. One of the main things I wanted to practice was how my Nikon D750 handles bracketing and exactly how the […]

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