Come With Me To Tibet & Kashmir

In News & Stuff, Travel, Workshops and Events by David16 Comments

The monastery at Lamayuru catching the days last rays. Ladakh, 2009 There are a couple spots left – 2 each, I think – in both my tour in Tibet and the overland trip in Kashmir and Ladakh. I would love to see these spots filled with one of my readers, so if you’ve been thinking about it, these newly opened …

Lessons Learned: My First Safari

In Travel, Workshops and Events by David25 Comments

On Monday I posted images from the safari I did this January. It was an incredible trip, even if I’d never created a single frame I’d have come home excited. Being out on the Serengeti is an experience; being among the big cats, elephants, giraffe – just too cool. It was my first safari and there was a learning curve, …

Come With Me to Tibet

In Travel, Workshops and Events by David11 Comments

This July I’m heading to Tibet for the first time and I’ll be exploring the Tibetan plateau with 9 others. You could be one of them. It’s a small group, as it always is with Lumen Dei tours. We’ll be spending our time among nomads in some of the more remote reaches of the plateau, and our time will be …

Tuesday Grab-bag

In News & Stuff, Resources, Workshops and Events by David11 Comments

I have a bunch of things I want to point you to this morning. The 23rd edition of the free online magazine PhotographyBB (above) is now up. The man at the helm of PhotographyBB is Dave Seeram and he was kind enough to interview me earlier this fall. That interview found its way into this issue.  Find more information and …

Creative Mix Vancouver

In Resources, Vision Is Better, Workshops and Events by David4 Comments

On Thursday I’ll be spending the day with a chunk of Vancouver’s creative community. The conference is called Creative Mix and unlike so many other conferences where you learn skills and hang out in a ghetto of your industry peers (not that there’s anything wrong with that!), this one’s different. Music executives, people from the advertising world, performance artisits, visual …

Too Much Fun

In Just For Fun, News & Stuff, Travel, Workshops and Events by David3 Comments

Hello from Delhi. Writing this close to 5am and in a couple hours the 3rd Lumen Dei Tour begins. Yesterday the four of us – Matt Brandon (below), Gavin Gough, Ami Vitale, and I, hung out around Delhi scouted a couple places, and between frames laughed our asses off. Had a great time and can’t wait to unleash Ami (above) …

Postcards From Delhi

In Travel, Workshops and Events by David11 Comments

A quick postcard from Delhi. I hit the ground in Delhi around 1am on the 11th, spent the 12th with Gavin Gough (above) and yesterday, the 13th, with Gavin and Matt Brandon. Today, the 14th, the three of us will add Ami Vitale to our number, and tomorrow we’ll add 8 more and begin the third Lumen Dei Workshop & …

Saturday PhotoWalk in Vancouver

In Just For Fun, News & Stuff, Workshops and Events by David33 Comments

We had a fantastic time this Saturday evening as 50 photogs descended on Vancouver’s beautiful English Bay. We met at the historic Sylvia hotel in perfect weather and walked the seawall to Third Beach. At Third Beach we had three great models, Anna, Elycia, and Joel ready for the photowalkers, along with a bunch of lighting gear, speedlights, lastolite panels, …