The Heart of CAPTURE

The Heart of CAPTURE
Christ “gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works” (Titus 2:14). Are you a Christian? Are you a photographer? Are you a Christian photographer zealous of good works? In today’s culture, ungodliness dominates the world of... Read More »

Another Canvas Sale!

Another Canvas Sale!
Hey! Just wanted to let everyone know that I’m running another canvas sale for all images on Lenspiration.com for the next two weeks. The more I use canvases these days, the more I like them! Normally, a fine art canvas print from the Lenspiration portfolio is between $200 and $400 depending on the size ordered. Now,... Read More »

Taking Group Shots on Vacation

Taking Group Shots on Vacation
It’s always important to get family pictures on family vacations! So many times I’ve missed great opportunities for encapsulating the greatest of memories simply because I’ve forgotten to get a group shot. I’m still working on not forgetting, but here’s a few tips I put into practice when shooting this group shot... Read More »

Flower in the Forest

Flower in the Forest
Here’s one of many gorgeous flower pictures taken on the family vacation to Grandfather Mountain last week. Flowers were everywhere! Flower in the Forest I don’t like to post a picture without giving a quick tip behind it. Usually, I will take super-close-ups of flowers to eliminate background distractions. However,... Read More »

A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park
Grandfather Mountain State Park isn’t your typical walk in the park! Even the parks main attractions are extreme. The “singing bridge” boasts of being 1 mile above sea level and the short hike from the bridge to McCrae peak (the closest peak to the bridge) is the most strenuous and dangerous trail I’ve ever hiked,... Read More »

Crabtree Falls

Crabtree Falls
One of my favorite things about the Blue Ridge mountains is the abundance of waterfalls! Crabtree Falls is a gorgeous, perfectly shaped, 70ft waterfall on milepost 339 along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Reaching the falls required a one mile hike downhill, and a rocky one at that. The waterfall was larger than I expected... Read More »

Lens Flare at Sunrise

Lens Flare at Sunrise
Imagine having this view out your living window! It was just so handy to throw on a jacket and step outside this morning at this quaint, little house that my Uncle is letting us stay at for the week! Sunrise over Grandfather Mountain I thought about quite a few things while taking this picture: Even this far south,... Read More »

Off to North Carolina!

Off to North Carolina!
Today I drove down to Grandfather Mountain for a vacation with my family and to begin preparing for the CAPTURE North Carolina workshop! It’s gorgeous around here! However, instead of sunset finding us on a beautiful overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway, it found us in a WalMart parking lot in the middle of town.... Read More »

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