The Bigger Picture – Panoramic Landscapes

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The Bigger Picture – Panoramic Landscapes

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

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fungus

Really quick late-night post for right now. Went on a Valentine’s Day family hike today on Rattlesnake Mountain just east of Seattle, Washington where I found quite a number of very interesting lichens and some Mycena citrinomarginata mushrooms.  Since I’ve just edited these two images, and am about to head to Oregon at first light to photograph the

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Sometimes the Best Stories Happen Behind the Scenes! (Notes from the Field #1)

South Coast of Oregon, Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 3:43 am Just broke camp after a great night of sleeping among the evergreens in a forest next the the rocky coast. I awoke at midnight, realizing once again I was underprepared for a chilly Fall Pacific Northwest equipped with the same usual camp gear I’ve been

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My Photo was Picked for the 2011 National Audubon Society Calendar!!!!!!!

I realize this post is VERY late in getting out, but due to our oldest son starting preschool this year and bringing home the plague, I’ve been suffering for most of the winter with a whole host of kiddie germs and hadn’t had the time to post this until right now. Then I wanted to

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