How to Create a Photography Book in LightRoom

I just finished creating a photography book using LightRoom. You can find it on blurb. (Update on 2/28/2018: Blurb removes your book if it doesn’t get ordered. I’ve placed my book on Big Cartel for sale.) It’s about friendship and betrayal on social media. Anyway, someone on Instagram (@mh.elemental) asked me about how I went […]

Beeronol: Developing Ilford FP4 film in beer

I’m experimenting with different ways of developing film, e.g. stand development. This weekend I developed black and white film using beer. The mix I used was from Peta Pixel and is called beeronol. The ingredients for the beeronol I made are: 50cl of Guinness stout, 12g of Vitamin C crushed into powder, and 50g of […]

Backcountry Camping at Crater Lake National Park

Backcountry camping affords the flexibility, freedom and solitude that is often lacking with car camping or just camping at a designated campsite. This weekend, I got to enjoy backcountry camping with a friend at Crater Lake National Park. First, you get your backcountry permit from the Visitor Center. Some guides tell you you can do […]

Staying Warm in Below Freezing Weather

I camped in Yosemite overnight for New Year’s Eve in below freezing weather. In this podcast, I share tips and tricks for overcoming the freezing cold. Season 01, Episode 02, Dressing for the Cold I mention these great clothing companies: Marmot, especially their ROM (Range of Motion) Jacket as being the perfect PNW (Pacific Northwest […]