Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A Night At A Waterfall

When you get a good night at a photo subject, it makes sense to shoot it in as many ways as possible. That’s especially true for some of the waterfalls that I hike to. When the subject is miles away from the nearest road, it’s not like I can just pop over any time I Read more... you know you want to.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Twirling Fire & Whimsy

Steel wool light painting

Just got back from my Night Photography in the Smokies Photo Tour, where I had a terrific weekend with an enthusiastic and talented group of photographers. Here’s a shot by Latta Johnston of me doing a little steel-wool light painting for the group. The light painting inspired another participant, Chuck Dayton, to pen the following limerick: Kevin’s Smoky Read more... you know you want to.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Getting Fired Up For Foto Fest Attendees

Steel wool light painting

As a photographer and outdoors person who is more comfortable being uncomfortable, I’ve found myself in some interesting  situations over the years and, when required, I’ve  signed my life away on liability releases. It’s old hat. Sign your name and hope that you didn’t give away your camera gear in the fine print that you Read more... you know you want to.

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Defining Light Painting Photography – And Defining Me

Steel wool light painting

I’m working on a series of articles about light painting gear and techniques and thought I’d start out with a quick primer of just what light painting is. I have to admit that I don’t know if there is such a thing as an “official” definition. Wikipedia gives it a shot, but I really don’t Read more... you know you want to.