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Best Adventure Photos of 2017

Best Adventure Photos of 2017

For the past few years I’ve made a “best photos of” article at the beginning of the New Year. There are as many ways to determine your “best” photos as there are photographers and I’ve opted to keep it simple and somewhat automated. Since photography is a form of communication, I’ve left the choosing up […]

Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide – My Favorite Cameras

Mirrorless Camera Buying Guide – My Favorite Cameras

Congratulations! You’ve found my 2018 mirrorless camera buying guide – a list of my current favorite mirrorless cameras. If you’re shopping for a DSLR or mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera, this article will tell you everything you need to know. Mirrorless cameras have replaced digital SLRs as the best interchangeable lens camera option for most photographers. […]

Point-and-Shoot Camera Buying Guide

Point-and-Shoot Camera Buying Guide

I update this point-and-shoot camera buying guide a couple of times a year and these are my favorite point-and-shoot cameras for winter 2017/18. Below, you’ll find ten pocket cameras I think offer the best features and performance available, right now. These are the ten point-and-shoots I’d spend my own money on. I’ve done my best […]

2017 Cyber-Monday Camera Recommendations

2017 Cyber-Monday Camera Recommendations

People have been asking me for Holiday camera recommendations so I put together a quick, last minute Cyber-Monday camera guide. I picked a few categories and chose one camera for each. Not all of these cameras are on sale but they’re all models I highly recommend. And some of them are marked down quite a […]

Gravel Biking the San Rafael Swell

Gravel Biking the San Rafael Swell

Last week my dad and I made a short trip south to the San Rafael Swell for a couple of days of gravel bike adventuring. Photo-Dad, a.k.a. Howard, a.k.a. Mr. Shafer, is shopping for a new road bike and my friends at Fezzari were kind enough to loan us a couple of their new Shafer […]

2017 Fears Tears & Beers Mountain Bike Race Photos

2017 Fears Tears & Beers Mountain Bike Race Photos

My 2017 Fears Tears & Beers mountain bike race photos are posted. Thanks to Kelly and Kent for continuing to hold the mountain bike enduro race (this was the 12th year). Thanks also to all the volunteers, sponsors and racers. I love shooting the Fears Tears & Beers mountain bike race. It’s a great landscape, […]

Best Photos of 2016

Best Photos of 2016

We’re well into 2017 so I guess it’s about time I show off my most successful mountain bike, ski, travel and adventure photos from last year. I don’t know if these are actually my best photos of 2016. How do you determine “best,” anyway? To help me narrow my picks down, I started with my […]

Fall Colors Photo Gallery

Fall Colors Photo Gallery

I just added a new plug-in to the site that allows me to share photo galleries, collections and images from my print store. To get this party started, I’m having a sale on all the photos in the fall colors photo gallery, below. All of these fall foliage images are on sale for 30% off […]

New Nikon DL-Series Premium Compact Cameras

New Nikon DL-Series Premium Compact Cameras

For the past few years the most coveted compact camera has been Sony’s RX100. With great image quality, manual controls and a solid feature set, it’s the “point-and-shoot” every serious photographer wants in their pocket. Tonight, Nikon launches their own line of premium, 1-inch sensor compact cameras. Clearly designed to compete with the Sony RX […]

Nikon Enters POV Camera Space With the KeyMission 360

Nikon Enters POV Camera Space With the KeyMission 360

In a surprise announcement at CES in Las Vegas today, Nikon revealed they are getting into the POV camera business. Their first offering is the Nikon KeyMission 360, a rugged action camera with two lenses that captures 360-degree 4k UHD video. Professional outdoor adventure photographer Corey Rich showed the audience a short video (below) he […]

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