Sidewalk Chalk and Nik Color Efex Pro 3.0

This summer, my hometown of Gig Harbor commissioned some very talented street artists to create sidewalk chalk drawings along our main walkways. The art was all very well done and it was a colorful event. I had fun taking images of the art.
Today, I took a few of those images and worked on them in [...]

More pics from the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk

Lots of people wrote in about participating in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk last week. Sounds like everyone had a blast all around the world. It was fun to participate in the adventure.
Here are some links to the international site as well as some links from our Gig Harbor Tour:
Worldwide Photo Walk Website
Worldwide Flickr Pool
Gig [...]

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk

Saturday, Scott Kelby held his worldwide photowalk and I went along on a trip here in Gig Harbor, Washington. We had about 25 people head out and take photographs of the local fishing community. It was a great time and I’ll be back again next year to join another photo walk.
The best part was meeting [...]

Aerial Black and White

I’m out doing some work today for a new book project with Rocky Nook. I took this image of the New Oregon fishing boat by hoisting my Nikon D90 digital camera into the air with a home-made DIY aerial photography monopod. I made the monopod out of a paint roller extension handle from the Home [...]

Mt. Rainier over Gig Harbor

Last night we were coming home from a softball game and I just had to stop to take a photograph of Mt. Rainier over Gig Harbor, WA. The sky was as clear as I’ve seen in a long time. I used my Nikon D300 with 70-200 f2.8 AF-S VR lens. ISO 200 and f/8.
Just as [...]

Pics from the Gig Harbor Maritime Gig Parade

Last weekend was Gig Harbor’s Maritime Gig ParadeĀ and I just had to get out there and snap a bunch of pics of the event. My family and I had a great time participating since my son walked in the parade with his classmates. They were able to travel the parade route with the local Gig [...]