Fine Art Landscape and Nature Photography Blog

New Release of Night Fire
09/12/2020  |  Yellowstone National Park

Introducing my new release Night Fire! I spent three nights in Yellowstone National Park September 4,5 and 6 2020 and had an amazing time! This night I befriended another photographer named Joe and we shot this scene and others...

The Understand Photography Show Podcast and YouTube Interview!
September 9 2020

I was interviewed again by Peggy Farren on her podcast! The Understand Photography Show is a Podcast and a video broadcast. Check out at this link below!
https://www.understandphotogra...




New Release of Transcendent | Abstract Art
09/03/2020  |  Green River, Wyoming

Introducing my new newest release of an abstract photograph done in the ICM (intentional camera movement) technique. I love doing abstract photographs when the conditions are right and this sunset night was a perfect setting for this...

New Release of Spirit Dance | Abstract Fine Art
08/31/2020

Introducing my new photograph Spirit Dance! I took this photograph on 6/26/2020 at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. Though it looks like an aerial photograph these trees are only about two feet tall...

New Release of Space Dinghies!
8/28/2020  |  Monterey, California

Check out my new photographs 'Space Dinghies' and 'Space Dinghies in a Row'! I took these two photographs on June 8, 2020 at Monterey, California in the early morning hours before the shops on Fisherman's Wharf opened...

New Release of Buck Moon | Panoramic Photogaph
8/25/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah

Introducing my new release 'Buck Moon'! This photograph was taken on July 2, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. and was created by shooting 13 horizontal images and then combining them in Adobe Lightroom and then cropping them to this 2:5 ratio panoramic...

The Painted Sunset Series | Abstract Art
8/24/2020  |  Monterey County, California
This series of photographs were taken between June 8 and June 12, 2020 in Monterey County, California. These are all done in an abstract technique of using a long shutter speed, some leaving the camera still and others moving the camera during the exposure known as intentional camera movement or ICM...
The Sentinel Series | Amazing Trees
8/13/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah

Announcing my new Sentinel Series of five photographs taken from the same location throughout the seasons. Quaking aspens are my favorite trees and when this grove caught my eye I became intrigued with them...

Thomas Canyon Falls | Amazing Photography
08/05/2020  |  Nevada

Relaxing near a waterfall is one of the most enjoyable things for me. In this case I sat here for hours and even ate my dinner here. I really didn't want to leave.

New Release of Thomas Canyon Falls | Fine Art Prints
8/5/2020  |  Nevada

Announcing my new release Thomas Canyon Falls, taken June 30,2020! This was a wonderful waterfall to photograph and actually spent hours sitting there just enjoying the wonderful scene. This image is offered in Limited Edition printings of no more than 50 prints and also in Open Edition canvas gallery wrap prints...

Photographing Crow Country | Wildflowers
6/23/2020  |  GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST, MONTANA

Photographing is always an adventure and it gets even more interesting when you lock your keys in the car! Luckily I had cell phone service and was able to call a tow truck to open the door. Check out the video of this misadventure!

Pop up Gallery Art Show!
8/1/2020

Thank you everyone who came out to my pop up gallery! It really turned out to be a great event! With all the art shows and events canceled this year I decided to do my own show. I shopped around and found a nice office space to rent for the day...

photographing Neowise Comet | Amazing Art
07/17/2020  |  Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah

Photographing the Neowise comet was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I took a chance on a night that looked like nothing would happen and got lucky! We drove to the Bonneville Salt Flats on the Utah, Nevada border, set up and waited...

Summer Glow, Uinta Mountain Wildflowers
7/27/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah

Introducing my new release of 'Summer Glow'.

Photographing in the high mountains is my favorite place to be. This night despite the lack of clouds made for an amazing evening. I love finding compositions that show the depth and detail of a scene, I love flowers and I love the last moment of sunlight touching the mountains...

Introducing the 'Comet Collection' | Night Art
07/25/2020  |  Utah

New Release of my 'Comet Collection' series of three photographs of the Neowise Comet. Photographs taken 7/17/2020 and 7/20/202. Now available in limited edition printings of only 200 photographs.

Color Waves | Amazing Wildflowers | Big Sur, CA
7/15/2020  |  Big Sur, California

Relaxing video from Garrapata State Park, California of wildflowers and waves. This was such an amazing place to photograph and I really enjoyed visiting the site again after so many years.

Wildflowers and Waves | Seascape Photography
7/15/2020  |  Big Sur, California

Announcing my new series Wildflowers and Waves! Four photographs taken on June 12, 2020 within a 45 minute time frame. Photographs taken at Garrapata State Park in Big Sur, California. Sold in Limited Edition printings of no more than 100 per image and also Open Edition printings on Gallery Wrapped Canvas...

Approaching Storm | Mountain Photography
7/3/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah
As the summer storm approached, I could tell things were going to get interesting and would get some amazing photographs! This video gives you a small peak into the moment of standing on the river, gazing at the mountains and hearing the birds sing...
Magical Storm | Amazing Mountains
7/3/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah

This was such an amazing summer storm to photograph at Christmas Meadows, Utah! Being able to capture a rainbow over this magical scene was more than I could have hoped for. I hope you enjoy this video and photograph!

Summer Storm Series | Mountain Photography
7/3/2020  |  Uinta Mountains, Utah

Announcing my new series Summer Storm! Four photographs taken on July 3, 2020 within a 90 minute time frame. Sold in Limited Edition printings of no more than 20 per image and also Open Edition printings on Gallery Wrapped Canvas...

A moment of serenity | Wildflowers and Mountains
6/23/2020  |  GALLATIN NATIONAL FOREST, MONTANA

Crow Country, Gallatin Mountains, Montana. A moment of Serenity. I love the sound of Meadow Larks and when combined with wildflowers and snow covered mountains I was in pure heaven... until I locked my keys in the car!

Relaxing under a tree
6/30/2020

Relaxing under a tree.

Understand Photography Show Interview
10/7/2019

I was interviewed last month on the Understand Photography Show by Peggy Farren. This was a really wonderful experience where we brainstormed on how to find your niche and create your own signature look to help build your brand...

Dye-Sublimation Aluminum Prints Not Good for Art
1/6/2019

Dye-sublimation aluminum prints are all the rage right now. Go to any art festival or photography gallery and the photographers are almost exclusively showing their images on dye-sublimation aluminum...

Over Saturated? Editing Photography
11/16/2018

Earlier this year while doing the Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City someone made a comment that stuck in my mind. This person said in reference to my image “The Green Cellarium” something like “the colors are so vibrant and overwhelming, I don’t think I could have something that bright in my home...

Is photography Art? Art Prints for Sale
10/16/2018

So begins the almost age old debate. Photography has its roots somewhere in the forgotten past but the process of taking a picture and preserving it on some type of medium was invented by Louis Daguerre about 1839 in the daguerreotype process...

Depth of Field |  How to create depth in photography
10/1/2017

Years ago a customer picked up a roll of film from a lab I ran. After looking at the pictures, she complained parts of the pictures were out of focus. I examined the pictures and saw they were of teenagers in a field with a horse...

Double Exposure | Artistic Photography
8/15/2017

It has been a while since my last post. Life has been busy with building my website, editing more images and working my day job.

In my last post I talked about exposure and some adventures I have had in trying to teach others about how to get a proper exposure...

An exposé on exposure.
4/27/2017

Over the years of working in photography and photofinishing I have seen a lot of changes.

I remember being in a meeting over 20 years ago with a Kodak rep and a Fuji rep. They were introducing us to APS film and explained this new film was going to be an intermediary until digital took off and film went away...

Your phone is NOT a camera.
3/28/2017

I have decided to start a regular blog post to let people get to know me a little better. I am going to tell stories and adventures of my 30 years in the field of photography! But first let me tell you a little more about me...

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko, Nevada 2020
02/01/2020

Thank you everyone who purchased from us! It was a wonderful event and we made many new friends and clients! Videos of the show!


Heber Valley Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2019
10/29/2019

We had a great time this year at the Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering! Thank you everyone who came out and are now proud owners of my prints! Video of the show!


Solder Hollow Classic, Midway Utah 2019
9/3/2019

We had a wonderful time at the Soldier Hollow Classic Sheep Dog Competition August 30-September 2,2019! This event was not only fun to watch but very profitable for us to have a display in the Arts and Crafts area...

Utah Scottish Festival 2019
6/11/2019

We had such a wonderful time this year at the Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games! Thank you everyone who came out and supported this amazing event and purchased prints from us! It was so fun seeing old friends and the returning customers who come to this event every year and buy from us! Video of the event!


Celtic Festival Evanston, Wyoming 2019
3/26/2019

Thank you everyone who are now proud owners of my work! We had marked down all of the canvas prints we took and we ended up selling most of them! We sold 2- 11×14 canvas prints, 4 -16×20 canvas prints, 5- 20×24 canvas prints and 2- 24×36 canvas prints! We also sold many many matted prints, puzzles, posters, mugs and 2 neck ties! We love this show because of all the wonderful people who come to it! Thank you again for all your support!


National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko, Nevada 2019
2/5/2019

We want to thank everyone who came out to the Mercantile at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada! We had such an amazing show meeting new people from all over the USA and many of Tom’s pieces found new homes! Nancie, the organizer of the mercantile was wonderful to work with and we made many knew friends in the other vendors! We will definitely be returning to this gathering next year!