When you're in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Location, Location, Location
When worlds collide in Texas, there's a novel (or ten) in it.
Finding Satisfaction in the Last Shot on the Last Day
Being on the water in Maine taught me that the most unexpected things are the ones that bring lasting satisfaction.
When Every Angle Edges Up
When every angle leads up, you can't fight it. And your iPhone has a way of showing your eye where to go.
A Mirror Image Made Painterly
How I made a scene turn painterly with brushstrokes of color and light using a wobbly river for a canvas.
How To Frame A Photo For Effect
There's more than one way to frame a photo.
While We’re On The Subject Of Details…
Your camera must always be ready to take in what your eyes can't. But since it helps to be ready at the right time, here are three tips.
What To Do When The Details Surround You
If you believe, as I do, that life is lived in the details, your camera must always be ready to take in what you can't.
15 Things Learned From 1440 Miles of Texas In Six Days
There are miles and miles of Texas that include bugs, glamour, bison and treasures, to name just a few things.
Do Bad Things Always Come In Threes?
Here's evidence that good things come in threes, too.
That’s What I Like About Texas
When you get off the beaten path, Texas shows you its hidden treasures.
Shootout At The Fairgrounds
Get happy at the State Fair of Texas, whether you're a football fan or an iPhoneography fan.
Boundaries That Are Designed To Overcome
Some boundaries demand us to push beyond them; in Scenic, South Dakota, it took awhile.
Ah Grids, How I Love Thee
Do we like grids because they make sense in a nonsensical world? I do.
Where Inspiration Lies, Motivation Lurks
Inspiration is everywhere. But motivation has a misunderstood, trickier aspect to it.
When Mission Creep Led to Discovery
In 1963, mission creep meant taking an unexpected trip 34 feet beneath the earth into the creepy unknown.
How to Handle the Competition
There's a simple way to focus the viewer's eye on what your photograph is all about.
Rewards on A Rainy Day in the Maine Woods
Looking closely at what’s not so obvious always rewards the observer.
Five Days, Five Lobster Rolls
Heading to Maine? My recommendation is to eat a lobster roll a day—I did. Reviews follow.
A Closed Door Is An Invitation
I won't let a closed door hinder me. I'll take aim for a photo opp instead.