These were the results of my first trials with long exposure photography.
While they're generally scorned by beachgoers, I absolutely love seabirds. They have the most peculiar personalities and display hilarious interactions with each other. On a recent trip between coastal Texas and New Hampshire, I decided to try and shoot these birds in such a way that would illustrate the depths of their quirkiness.
Subjects don't always have to be human. I love taking animal portraits. Shooting them is definitely tougher, but animals tend to present themselves with more of an authentic quality that can be hard to capture in people.
Because everybody likes them and they never get old.
I spent October in a car traveling solo from Texas through New England. Here are a few excepts from my trip this fall.
Just some things you find when the tide goes out.
It's my favorite medium.
This is Bob Martin. He's been shaping surfboards for 4 decades. Bob is truly a master of his craft... even though he doesn't quite understand how to use the internet. Here is a glimpse into Bob's shaping bay. These shots are meant to look like the old film photos he grew up with.
One chilly New England morning.
While living on Oahu, I got my first DSLR camera. It changed my world and has continued to do so ever since. These are are some of my first photographs. Unfortunately, I didn't have access to a computer yet when these were taken, so the file size needed to be lowered significantly in order for me to store them on a mobile device.