my muse

My Muse – Pash Galbavy I gotta tell ya it is some kind of wonderful to have a creative person who enjoys being in front of the camera! I’ve never had a muse before. For those who might not know … Continue reading

a little infrared

A Little Infrared – View from Mariposa Restaurant There’s a wonderful restaurant in Sedona; AZ called Mariposa. Award-winning chef/owner Lisa Dahl created a Latin-inspired Grill menu on the hill between Uptown and West Sedona. I highly recommend heading over there … Continue reading

infrared for architecture

Infrared Capture for Photographing Architecture We don’t necessarily think about using IR capture when taking everyday images of architecture. It can give you a different look. And I like it. Always the difference will be dependent upon what the final … Continue reading

outdoor photography part three

Outdoor Photography – Walking Oak Creek Part Three This is a four-part series. Here are the links to previous posts. Part one. Part two. When out photographing for the day the camera that is converted to infrared makes shooting under … Continue reading

wandering scottsdale

Wandering – Scottsdale, Arizona Today is the start of a new feature here on the Successful-Photographer blog. Wandering will have images from a walk around a place with no other objective than to see what images might be gathered. Wandering … Continue reading

infrared clouds

Infrared Cloud Images I enjoy the high-contrast look of clouds when photographed in infrared. I use a Lumix G6 with the filter changed out to infrared by LifePixel. Processed in Adobe Camera RAW Clouds can have lots of personality when … Continue reading

wetlands infrared

Infrared Image Wetlands Near Sedona, Arizona The Lumix G6 is coming in very handy now that it is converted over to infrared capture by LifePixel. Midday is not the best time in the world for catching beautiful photos with standard … Continue reading

infrared sedona photo lumix g6

Infrared Photo – Sedona Monsoon weather. Clouds of all shapes and sizes dance and glide through the area on a regular basis. Normally, mid-day is not the best time to be out photographing in full sun. With my Lumix G6 … Continue reading

infrared panorama photo

Infrared Photography Panorama Style “The sailing clouds went by, like ships upon the sea.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Clouds scudding across the azure skies. Words can take you to some beautiful places but as the Chinese say, a picture is … Continue reading

infrared photography on the creek

Infrared Photography on the Oak Creek My job is tough! Yesterday I took on the task of going hiking in Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, Arizona to capture infrared photos. OK, maybe tough isn’t the correct word for this assignment. … Continue reading