Military Portrait Photo Restoration

2016 · Page 2 of 4 · Leighton Photography & Imaging

In Pursuit! In the Studio Photographing a Local Artist’s Wooden Model Ship Masterpiece in Miniature!

Last week I had my second shoot in as many years with the a local master model ship builder who first hired me for the second time after apparently having a terrible experience with his previous photographer. As I build a rapport with someone after hours and hours of discussion, emails, texts and phone calls on how

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Reverence and Wild Shrieking Animals

There is something so wondrous about the summer evening as it fades to dusk when the golden hour lights up the mountains in a warm serene bath of vibrant light and color, and watching the entire horizon transform itself as the light swiftly changes into cooler blues, pinks and violets as the shadows lengthen and as one’s

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Native Orchids of the Rocky Mountains – Western Rattlesnake Plantain

Last month I was in Alberta and Montana unsuccessfully trying to get grizzly bears on camera, but I did bring home some beautiful botanical images. Here are the first of them! ~ click on any image to enlarge or find location information ~ Western Rattlesnake Plantain Orchid (Goodyera oblongifolia) The western rattlesnake plantain orchid is

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Wheatgrass!

Wheatgrass! Rare photo tip post for today: How you can take a relatively boring subject and make it into the kind of image that advertisers jump at to buy? Wheatgrass Snapshot I took two shots here on my porch of some wheatgrass I am growing on my porch for making smoothies about 20 minutes ago.

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Old Photo Restorations Video

I’ve been meaning to make something like this for years for all the photo restorations I do as part of my daily business, and today I’ve finally decided to just sit down and do it. I wanted it to be short-n-sweet while cramming as much info as I could into it within one minute. I kind of like how it

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Cameron Falls! An Incredible Waterfall and Geological Marvel!

Cameron Falls! Last week I made a sort of unplanned hop over the border into Alberta, Canada as I was spending part of my week photographing the landscapes and wilderness of the incredible Glacier National Park in Montana’s Rocky Mountains. Excessive crowds and inability to get close to the places I wanted to photograph due

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Dilemma in the Desert: the Beauty or the Beast?

My last trip out to Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, I was adamant about finding the United States’ only venomous lizard – the gila monster. I wasn’t going to leave until I found one and got it on camera. Unfortunately, my luck was terrible and I was finding just about everything imaginable except my quarry. To my utter amazement and

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Hooded Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia minor) – Wetland Native Carnivorous Plant

Sometimes while searching among the most remote wild places across North America hunting down rare native orchids and other flora and fauna, I often find patches of amazing animal-eating carnivorous plants! This is exactly how I stumbled into these hooded pitcher plants (Sarracenia minor) in the Osceola National Forest in North-Central Florida….by sheer lucky accident! Hooded Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia minor) Found only

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