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Ice Bubbles at Abraham Lake

This is Abraham Lake. What is it like to photograph Abraham Lake? Well, let me do my best to explain… Abraham Lake is located about 2.5 hours north of Banff …

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Sunrise at Vermillion Lakes

As I write this post I’m somewhere over South Dakota at around 30,000 ft. Just spent an absolutely incredible week in Banff National Park and the surrounding areas in the …

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My Favorite Images From 2015

This past year has been crazy to say the least. I visited 17 states, including 4 trips California and 2 to Arizona. I visited 7 states I hadn’t been to …

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Ask James – UV Filters

I stopped using UV filters on my lenses around 4 years ago. There are certainly some advantages to using them, but they don’t outweigh the disadvantages in my opinion. The main …

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Ask James: Are Filters Necessary?

Great question Justin, and happy to answer it from my perspective! I think you’re right in the sense that there are some filters that are absolutely necessary and cannot be …