Mark Metternich – Photographing dramatic light – Part 1

  • By Brian Snyder
  • August 25, 2016
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When i go out, I always appreciate dramatic light for my landscape pictures.  This image above was not planned for the clouds.  I went out hoping to get a sunset picture … Continue Reading >


The Free Way to Getting Better!

  • By Brian Snyder
  • August 23, 2016
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One principle idea that seems to always be true is that the more you do something, the better you will become.  Take an Olympian athlete; they spend as much time … Continue Reading >


Doctors Explain How Hiking Actually Changes Our Brains

  • By Brian Snyder
  • August 18, 2016
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  As nature photographers, we often go hiking to find subjects to photograph.  When I return I feel refreshed and more creative from the walk out in nature on the … Continue Reading >


9 Tips for Better Close-up Pictures of Flowers

  • By Brian Snyder
  • August 16, 2016
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From Spring through Summer, there are always flowers to photograph.  Often they are wild but some are domestic, planted in gardens. Here are nine tips for getting better flower pictures: … Continue Reading >


The Palouse – Photography Etiquette

  • By Brian Snyder
  • August 11, 2016
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Once again here is a topic that seems to be repeated more and more every year, photography etiquette!  Today I am sharing a recent article by Tony Sweet.  He discusses … Continue Reading >


Busy as a Bee

Growing up as a child on my grandparent’s farm, I would often come across bees.  I remember a time that I was actually chased by some bees across the yard. … Continue Reading >


Why Fieldwork is Important

As landscape and nature photographers, we tend to travel to places not near us for capturing beautiful pictures.  But do we plan ahead before we go?  We should and today i … Continue Reading >


Oben CT-2491 Tripod Review

Just recently I purchased a new tripod.  It is an Oben CT-2491 carbon fiber tripod, and I have a short video to show it to you.  My previous tripod was … Continue Reading >


WAKE UP! There’s More to Landscape Photography

  • By Brian Snyder
  • July 28, 2016
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Landscape photography! Often times all we talk about is equipment and composition, but there is so much more.  Just the experience of being out in nature is also a thrill.  … Continue Reading >


Bales of Fun

At this time of year in the Midwest of the United States we have the wheat harvest.  After the wheat grain is taken off, the farmers bale up the stubble … Continue Reading >