How to Take Sharp Photos of Moving Trains

Have you ever had an “OMG I got the shot … and it’s sharp!” kinda moment? Well, that was me when I took this photo of the Jacobite steam train (more famously known as the Hogwarts Express) as it made its way across the Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland.  The moments

Know Before You Go: Photographing Death Valley

I don’t know about you, but I start thinking about upcoming photography trips around this time of year. And Death Valley is one of those places that always comes to mind. I’ve been twice, and want to go back. There’s just something about Death Valley. With its curvy sand dunes,

How to predict an epic sunrise or sunset

I try to remain optimistic when I’m out during sunrise or sunset. (It’s cool just to be there, working on my landscape photography.) But a part of me feels a little disappointed when the sky doesn’t light up with color. I know there’s color grading and light painting and other