Category: Photography

  • Visiting the Baikonur Cosmodrome with Roscosmos

    Visiting the Baikonur Cosmodrome with Roscosmos

    Thanks to management at Roscosmos for providing incredibly access to me and team to the facilities at Baikonur Cosmodrome, and for hosting us during our short stay in June, 2019. The Legacy of Baikonur Cosmodrome: Gateway to the Cosmos At the heart of human space exploration lies the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a place of both historical…

  • The NASA Handheld Universal Lunar Camera (HULC) will be a modded Nikon Z9

    The NASA Handheld Universal Lunar Camera (HULC) will be a modded Nikon Z9

    NASA has partnered with Nikon to create the “Handheld Universal Lunar Camera” (HULC) for moon missions, based on the Nikon Z9. This mirrorless camera, with a possibly updated sensor, will withstand moon’s radiation. It’s a nod to Apollo’s Hasselblad cameras, which captured the groundbreaking lunar imagery of 1969.

  • Building Startups and Collaboration at the Innovation to Impact Forum, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Building Startups and Collaboration at the Innovation to Impact Forum, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    This week I was honored to attend the Innovation to Impact for at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Innovation to Impact is a one-day roundtable event that was hosted by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEA) and King…

  • Moderating Boulder Startup Week 2017’s Future Tech Photography 2.0 Panel

    Moderating Boulder Startup Week 2017’s Future Tech Photography 2.0 Panel

    Today I was honored to work with a great group of industry experts in moderating the Boulder Startup Week 2017 “Future Tech Photography 2.0” Panel at Riverside in Boulder, Colorado. We discussed a number of topics related to future media and photography. Thanks to photo experts Marc Morris, Ian Glass, Matt Treece and Kevin Owocki…

  • Exploring Brussels and Bruges, Belgium

    Exploring Brussels and Bruges, Belgium

    A few pics from a recent trip to explore Brussels and Bruges, Belgium.

  • Shooting Lightfield Photos with the Lytro Illum

    Shooting Lightfield Photos with the Lytro Illum

    Last November, I had the privilege of testing out the Lytro Illum Lightfield Camera while exploring Cuba. Here’s my quick review of the innovative camera. The Lytro Illum takes photos using a specially developed lens and sensor that essentially captures all focal lengths and multiple angles of a scene simultaneously, and lets the photographer recompose…

  • Introducing the Technology & Camera Creatives Meetup Group

    Introducing the Technology & Camera Creatives Meetup Group

    Introducing the Technology & Camera Creatives Group – a meetup group Kevin Owocki and I are co-founding here in Boulder, Colorado. The group was born from an obvious and increasingly present intersection of technology and photography in our everyday lives. We thought it was finally time to have a formal group in Boulder to discuss these…

  • Shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park for Geo Magazine, Germany

    Shooting in Rocky Mountain National Park for Geo Magazine, Germany

    Last month, I had the opportunity to work with international journalist Sandra Henderson shooting photos for a special report on Rocky Mountain National Park for Germany’s adventure/lifestyle magazine GEO. Here’s the result, a front page piece highlighting both my photography and Sandra’s reporting. GEO Germany, Sept 2014 – “ROCKY MOUNTAINS NATIONALPARK Wildnis für jedermann” (Front…

  • Trekking Across Israel as Staff for Israel Outdoors

    Trekking Across Israel as Staff for Israel Outdoors

    Over the past two weeks, I had the opportunity to work as a staff guide for Israel Outdoors during the Israel By Bike cultural trek, part of Taglit Birthright Israel. Years ago, I actually participated as a guest in this exact same trip, and it was an exciting honor to now have the opportunity to lead it.…

  • On My Photo Editing Process….

    On My Photo Editing Process….

    Recently a blog reader wrote to me about my photos taken with the Sony RX-100, as well as my creative process. Here’s the exchange: Hi Jeffrey I have done quite a lot of looking at people’s photos using the RX100 and I can say without exaggeration that yours are the best I have seen by…

  • The Inside Story of How Olympic Photographers Get Such Stunning Images

    The Inside Story of How Olympic Photographers Get Such Stunning Images

    A worthy read from Gizmodo’s Mario Aguilar, detailing the complex, and quick process the Associated Press and Getty go through to capture and distribute incredible photographs of the Olympics in record time. I’d love to shoot the Olympics… someday. It’s worth taking a moment to admire the hardcore Olympic photographers who wake up long before…

  • InMyBag.Net – What’s In Photographer’s Daily Bags?

    InMyBag.Net – What’s In Photographer’s Daily Bags?

    My new website obsession is InMyBag.net, where photographers show off what’s in their photo kit bags. Endless entertainment.  I especially love seeing Aaron Bates’ Adventure Travel Photography Bag.  InMyBag.net.

  • A Map Of The Most Photographed Places In The World. Let’s Go To The Least!

    A Map Of The Most Photographed Places In The World. Let’s Go To The Least!

    Based on geolocation data from Panorimio, here’s an excellent map of the most photographed places on earth, but together by Bluemoon.ee. While I’m sure a good portion of this map data corrolates with “population density of those who can afford cameras” as Reddit user kingleo1 points out, it’s still an interesting study of where people…

  • Photography Portfolio: Adventure Travel with the Sony RX-100

    Photography Portfolio: Adventure Travel with the Sony RX-100

    During the past year, I spent 3.5 months living and working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, and then traveled solo through Southeast Asia. At my side consistently through my year of extreme adventure was the best pocket camera I’ve ever used, the Sony RX-100. Now that I’ve returned, here’s a quick portfolio of…

  • Hiking to Hope Lake…

    Hiking to Hope Lake…

    Today the siblings and I took a great hike to Hope Lake…. a view from midway up..

  • Photography Field Guide: 10 Essential Shots for Covering a Weather Disaster

    Photography Field Guide: 10 Essential Shots for Covering a Weather Disaster

    What good is a freakishly large hurricane bearing down on NYC if you can’t photograph it? Now, thanks to Scientific American’s Compound Eye Science Photography blog, we have a concise guide to the key shots for covering the hurricane, or any disaster. It’s certainly an interesting explanation of each shot, and goes the illustrate the…

  • Roasted Chilis at the Boulder Farmers Market

    Yum, I love these things…

  • Cross Country Skiing In My Backyard…

    After last night’s beautiful snow in Boulder, I awoke to find Boulderites cross country skiing around North Boulder Park, right next to my house. So very nice in the snow!

  • Political Photo Ops

    Political Photo Ops

    Today a great article from the Washington Post on political photo ops. Generally, photographers embedded on a campaign don’t see the logistics that go into these moments; they’re led off the bus when it’s time to start shooting, said David Ake, Washington photo chief for the Associated Press. But they’ll scramble for the right shot,…

  • Google’s Influence on Photography – Street View and Beyond

    Google’s Influence on Photography – Street View and Beyond

    Following up on yesterday’s post on Google Street View in the Grand Canyon, here’s a great article from LightBox. It goes over the incredible impact of Google’s Street View experiement, and what it’s done for mapping and photography. From the article: In the catalogue to the show Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870,…

  • Shooting for Joios at Saks Wine Tasting

    Today I took a few pictures at Saks Fifth Ave in NYC for Joios, a new app. A few shots..  Joios is a food & drink community and process, built to empower exploration and discovery. We connect people: eaters, drinkers, producers, vendors, experts and amateurs. They’re drawn by the opportunity to find exciting flavors collaboratively,…

  • Good Evening from The Highline, NYC

    Good Evening from The Highline, NYC

    A nice evening stroll with longtime friend Emily. Shot with panorama mode on my new Sony RX100.

  • Photos – Labor Day Weekend in Telluride

    Photos – Labor Day Weekend in Telluride

    This past Labor Day weekend was spend back home in Telluride, Colorado with Parents and Sister. Here are a few choice photos from the weekend – taken with my brand new Sony RX100 Digital Camera. The full review of the camera is coming soon.

  • Japanese Mountaineering Photos from Chris White

    This one has been in my queue for quite some time, so here it is – blogger Chris White is an expedition photographer who has published a ton of his amazing photos on his blog. Take a look at a few of the more amazing shots… Selection from “Life on the North Ridge“: i, cjw…