I prefer digital over film, mostly because of the costs involved. A good lightning image in a storm that is cooperating takes what could be described as a heavy amount of exposures to catch. Out of a good night I might end up with a couple hundred exposures. And out of those only 20-30 might […]
I will not sugar coat this but some of those lightning images involved some rather dangerous storms. But lightning in general can be unpredictable in not only how it strikes but also obviously where. When photographing lightning you always have to have an awareness for how the storm is moving and also a great sense […]
Almost all of the lightning shots are done in and around my home city of Salina Kansas. The fire images are also ironically done much to the dismay of my family in the backyard. You will also notice other locations that may crop up including Colorado and Hawaii.
I do have a fairly involved full time job so time constraints can be problematic. But from time to time I do take on other projects that are outside of my normal range. But this is usually on a basis of friends and family situation or something piqued my interest.