Category Archives: Photography

This ain’t his first rodeo

“Robert, I sure like my horse!” ~ Texas I had the opportunity to spend a day with a cowboy this weekend. He’s a guy I’ve known for a long time, but it wasn’t until yesterday that I got to spend … Continue reading

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Trying a different camera for time lapse images

Learning to to time lapse images with the GoPro Hero 2 has been interesting, but I’ve been a little disappointed with the lack of fine control and image quality, So, I’ve purchased an intervalometer and connected it to a Canon … Continue reading

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Discovering the limits of my gear (and myself)

I shot another time lapse yesterday afternoon and again this morning. I set up the GoPro to shoot the sky from my office window. I wanted to see how the camera’s light meter reacted to changing conditions as the light … Continue reading

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A little camera can help you do big things

I’m headed back to Africa in two months for Fred Hutch, and I need to do more than still photography on this trip. I want to produce and deliver video from the field. However, producing “good video” is harder than … Continue reading

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I’m literally shooting fish in a barrel

I recently had to make a picture to illustrate the idea of how scientific researchers sometimes have to get all “MacGyver” and make the tools they need to do their research. Fred Hutch’s Anna Greenwood is a good example. She … Continue reading

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My 2014 Year in Pictures

My first full year making pictures at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center was an interesting experience. Adjusting my thoughts and actions away from the immediate (often panicked) needs of a major news website to the calmer needs of a research … Continue reading

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Stop being scared and fix something

You know how there’s that stuff in your life you just can’t get around to fixing? It sits there staring at you, taking up physical space in your life and mental / emotional space in your brain; making you feel … Continue reading

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