While definitely not a new technology, panoramic photography has been with us since the mid-nineteenth century. What is new however, is the ability to digitally stitch multiple images together to create a much larger, super-wide image that exceeds the abilities of a typical camera lens. A panoramic photograph is typically the equivalent or larger than the view […]
One of my favorite things when traveling along the coasts of North America is stopping at the widely scattered lighthouses. Not only are they almost always placed in areas of great beauty with a long nautical history, there is just something nostalgic about them that brings you back to a less complicated time. I bumped […]
For this post I’ve done a little something different from the norm. I took artistic liberties that I normally don’t do. A few nights ago I was on the Oregon Coast enjoying a ridiculously beautiful sunset at Ecola State Park and got into a position where Tillamook Rock Lighthouse stood out perfectly against the sky. Decommissioned in 1957, the […]
Sometimes we get a keeper shot by accident while working on another job. In this case I was doing some modeling photography with a lovely young lady with this as a backdrop, and I decided to knock out a couple of shots of this incredibly serene view of Mount Rainier and Lake Washington from Medina, WA – […]
Downtown Seattle at night! Just a quick post with a photograph taken tonight of the city of Seattle. What a beautiful, beautiful city! So happy to call it my adopted home…. Seattle, Washington (click to enlarge) Rich Leighton March 8, 2013 […]
As I was driving alone cross-country this past June I had some incredible experiences. I accidentally drove a fully loaded moving truck with car and trailer in tow through an agricultural field at 4am in the middle of Arkansas – at full speed. I had a full-grown buffalo run at me full-tilt while keeping a […]
Last week I was traveling in my usual blitzkrieg fashion all over Southwest and West-Central Florida when this view caught the corner of my eye as I was going over a bridge in Punta Gorda. I just knew instantly I’d be back to get this shot…. ~ click on image for additional photo information ~
One of the photos that I always seem to miss on my travels is the Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge which crosses Tampa Bay. Last weekend I nearly missed another chance, but the rain cleared up just in time to provide a crystal clear night to get my shot.