The Shot

The Shot

In photojournalism there is a beloved idea: it’s called the decisive moment. It’s the one magical capture where every piece of the story comes together in one frame that tells the complete story. The absolute master of this is photographer Henri...
Hardest Days

Hardest Days

The hardest days to be a photographer are ones when you have to photograph someone’s tragedy.Last night a fire in a dumpster (possibly fireworks set off by kids) led to a fully engulfed structure fire that destroyed the Sapa-Johnsrud Babe Ruth Field stadium in...
Power of Prints

Power of Prints

Photography has never experienced a time like this. Everyone has a camera. And everyone is making and publishing photos thanks to social media. We are inundated with digital images. And yet, for all the images we see over and over there is still a great power in...
Monochrome

Monochrome

On of my favorite things with weddings is to go back and pick out photos to re-edit in black and white. When I started out in photography (in 1996) I started on black and white film. Tmax. Tri-X. We used bulk loaders to fill reusable film canisters and chemicals like...
Glacier Wedding

Glacier Wedding

May is a risky month for weddings in Montana. This is especially true in Glacier National Park where the mountain bring in their own weather. Some days are warm and sunny, some are cold and beautiful, and a lot of days are rainy and dower. There is little in May...