The Midwest Summer Prairie workshop – a lucky beautiful June day!

photographers in Iowa prairieIt’s been a crazy and busy summer, and after having been traveling most of July and booked solid most of August, I’m finally able to catch up on the blog. Here is a post-mortem on our very fun annual Midwest Summer Prairie photography workshop.

We had a great group of photographers converge on Marietta Sand Prairie in rural Marshall County Iowa, June 15, for this. Thanks to a fabulous group Continue reading “The Midwest Summer Prairie workshop – a lucky beautiful June day!”

Intro & Intermediate DSLR Workshops at Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames

HarlequinI have scheduled two half-day Digital SLR photography workshops at Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames.

January 26 – Intro to Digital SLR Photography – this class is designed for those new to photography with a Digital SLR. Content is as described on my workshop website, here.

February 9 – Intermediate Digital SLR Photography – this class is for people who have completed my Intro to Digital SLR Photography workshop, Continue reading “Intro & Intermediate DSLR Workshops at Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames”

Valley Junction iPhone Photo Adventure Re-cap!

"Harlequin Masque" © 2012 iPhonePhotoAdventure.comJust a quick post to mention the great fun – and to thank the awesome participants – at yesterday’s iPhone Photo Adventure in West Des Moines. I had an excellent group join me in hip Valley Junction, and it was a blast shooting, editing, and sharing iPhone art with you all.

Thanks to the fabulous participants!

“Intro to DSLR Photography” workshop this Saturday at The Octagon

I’ve recently added a session of my popular Intro to Digital SLR Photography Workshop to my spring workshop schedule. It’s this Saturday, April 21, 2:00-5:00pm at Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave, in downtown Ames, Iowa.

We just added this to the calendar a week or so ago, but my workshops at the Octagon fill fast so don’t hesitate to register if interested! As far as I know there are still seats available as of today! We’ve pushed the start time on this one back so those of you in Ames can enjoy your VEISHEA parade Continue reading ““Intro to DSLR Photography” workshop this Saturday at The Octagon”

Facebook business page

Like most photographers today, I’ve had a business “page” on facebook for some time now.  Though unlike many, I don’t update it multiple times daily – or even daily for that matter.  While my posting there is somewhat more sporadic than I’d prefer, I do frequently share quick tidbits and links to helpful or interesting photography websites, as well as to “debut” new photos – on the facebook page. Continue reading “Facebook business page”

UPDATE: Living History Farms Photography Day Workshop Schedule

UPDATE: Living History Farms 5th Annual Photography Day is this Saturday, Sept 18,  9:00am-5:00pm at Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa (LHF website).

Throughout the day, a total of over 22 instructors from multiple states will be teaching 40-minute workshops at 15 different locations around the museum – that’s a total of 56 workshop sessions all in one day! Continue reading “UPDATE: Living History Farms Photography Day Workshop Schedule”

The Long Lost Blogger

So I haven’t created any new entries here for several weeks.  Since late May, it’s been a summer of active travel, with only a few days in the office between trips  Thanks for stopping by to check things out, though! 

I’ll be back in the office for a longer stint soon, and will offer up trip details and photos when I have had the chance to catch up!  I hope everyone reading this blog is having a great summer!  More soon!