Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gear To Bring On A Nature Photo Shoot


As a nature photographer, there are a number of important steps I follow. A critical one is to prep the gear to bring on a nature photo shoot. My prep begins a few days prior to a trip, in case I need to devote extra time to some piece of gear  requiring special attention. My list comprises two categories:  my camera gear, and then everything else. “Everything else”, as you probably surmised, consists of things like food, water, sunscreen, etc. Of course, you’ll want to make some adjustments to fit your personal needs.


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Nature Photos Closer Than You Think

This being my very first blog article about nature photos, I wanted it to be a good effort. I thought long and hard about what the topic should be. I considered the many possibilities over a period of weeks.

I considered writing about some basic photo techniques, Rocky Mountain National Park, Eldorado Canyon State Park, how and why I got into shooting nature photos, or the many scenic locations Colorado has to offer. I also considered what it was like to travel to various locations.

While trying to come up with a topic, I stepped onto the deck in my backyard, thinking if I spent some quiet time alone, breathing in some fresh air, I might be hit with some much needed inspiration. As I looked around, it struck me that a person does not have to travel far to obtain nature photos. Continue reading »

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