Western Overland Book Preview

If you are interested in checking out our western overland excursion book, you  can preview the first part of it here.   If your interested in the whole thing and ebook is available starting at $1.99 and a hard copy is available  Western Overland Excursion print edition | Make Your Own Book

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An Afternoon shooting guns

Spent the late afternoon yesterday in some of the mountains south of town shooting some guns with my cousin Loren. It was cold but it was great to be out. Here are a couple photos from our time out

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App based image editing

The photo in this post was captured and edited yesterday all on my phone, even this post was created and posted using only my smartphone. The point of this post is to show some of the power of mobile processing. The image of the ice crystals was taken near the bank of a creek by my home. Southern Oregon is cold and clear right now. I really like the structure of the large crystals that stretch out through the ice. The image came out pretty well when I captured it using my phone, but I wanted to edit the image to add to the structure and contrast of the shape in the ice crystals. I felt that this would add to the impact of the image. I am a huge fan of camera +, but I have now started using …

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Unfocused Aspen Grove iOS Wallpaper

This photo was made last year while I was traveling through a golden aspen grove in Grand Teton National Park. I was going for something closer to abstract impressionism in this image. It has been sized up just right for your iPhone 4 or iPhone 5. Click the thumbnail to see / and download the full size image. 

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Wallowa black and white iPhone wallpaper

This black and white image I made on a backpacking trip in the Wallowa mountains is one of my favorites from the past few months. The image was made as a vertical landscape and I think that it works well for this photo, we will see if it works well for an iOS background try it out! iPhone 4/4s optimized and iPhone 5 optimized wallpapers below 🙂 

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Blue Hour along the Lost Coast

This image was taken back in October along the Lost Coast during our week there. I had passed by this image a few times, perhaps because of the dark shadows on the left side of the frame, but I like the lines of the clouds as they stretch north, up the coast. I also like the blue wash of tide over the rocks. 

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Smith Rock iPhone Wallpaper

New set of smart phone wallpapers optimized for iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. This image was taken at Smith Rock State Park this last June,  the original image was created in landscape format. I think this vertical crop still has that strange otherworldly look to it. Try it out, click on the image to download the full size optimized wallpaper . 

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iPhone Wallpaper Project

As it is a new year, I am starting a new project. I will be going through my photographs and selecting a handful of them to optimize for iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 backgrounds.  This image below was made almost a year ago now, one of my favorite images from this past year. This is the image that I am using right now as my iPhone background. If you are interested, click the photo to see the full size image, then download the file straight to your iOS device and set it as your iOS background. I will be creating more optimized  versions of my photos. Check them out, the top photo was made for the iPhone 4/ 4s and the bottom image was made for the iPhone 5