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Sep 12th


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CategoryPosted in: Images, News & Stuff, Postcards From..., Travel, Vision Is Better

Yukon Ablaze

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Here is a small body of work that I brought home from the Yukon, before cutting my trip short with an axe to the leg*, which has proved not to be one of my better ideas. When I headed north last year I was blown away by the colour, even though we’d missed its peak by a good week. This week we went earlier, hit the colours perfectly and just didn’t get the time I wanted there before we turned around and headed south. A 9200km round-trip, we saw an incredible amount of wildlife, camped in some beautiful places, and had a truly epic adventure. The colours hit me this year like flame, and from the beginning I tried to work with a flame-like colour palette and experiment with intentional camera movement to better express that in some of the photographs. Next year I plan to be driving across Canada for a couple months in the fall, so I’ll add to this with the maples in the east as they too turn blaze red before settling in, bare-branched, for the winter. And then I suspect you won’t be able to hold me back from the Yukon in early September the year after that.

Click the first thumbnail and it’ll enlarge. From there you can scroll through the larger images to see the whole collection.

Earlier this week we released The Visual Toolbox, 50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs, my most recent book. It’s the lessons I wish I’d learned and applied myself to when I was much younger, instead of becoming so side-tracked by gimmicks and gear. Until midnight PST on September 17, you can save $3 and get it for only $17. The Visual Toolbox is a 200 page, downloadable PDF eBook. For more information, see this post.

* I’ll tell you about the accident on Monday. I’ve got  a post all ready to go.

Sep 9th


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CategoryPosted in: Books, Craft & Vision, e-books, News & Stuff, The Craft

The Visual Toolbox

Something about making photographs makes sense to me. It has since I was fourteen. I love photographs, and making them, more now than I ever have. Learning this craft, and creating this art, is one of my great joys. Teaching it, too. I’ve thought often about what it would look like to open a photography […]

Aug 26th


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4th Birthday Sale!

Light the candles. Sing the song. Cut the cake. Craft & Vision is 4 years old. We know we can’t send birthday cake to you in a PDF, but we can go one better. Today and tomorrow only (August 27 & 28, 2013), everything in the Craft & Vision store is 50% off (OK, almost […]

Aug 11th


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CategoryPosted in: Emily and I, News & Stuff, Travel, Wilderness

North & Nomadic

Just back from Bali and I’ve got little over a week to service the Jeep, put packing lists together, get groceries, put the gear into Zarges cases and head north. When my nomadic lifestyle was cut too short by a series of circumstances 2 years ago, I mourned the loss of the simplicity I found […]