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What’s all the fuss? There’s a total solar eclipse happening over the United States on August 21, 2017.  But why is everyone EXTRA freaking out about this particular one? Let’s look at why. What exactly is a solar eclipse? 🌎 🌚🌞 A solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the earth and the sun. There are a few variations of the eclipse that you may see depending on where you’re observing from. A total solar eclipse is when the sun …

Les Picker is a professional landscape, wildlife and award-winning travel photographer, and a Moab Master photographer for Moab Fine Art Papers. This month, we are going behind the lens with Picker as he tells the story of finding the perfect shot in the Alaskan wilderness.  I captured this image in Alaska, but the back story of how I got this image is what I think will be of interest to photographers. Moral of this story: perseverance matters. I was in Canada’s Yukon …

Fall foliage is one of the most beautiful things to photograph. It’s many people’s favorite season for a reason — the cool, crisp weather, the pumpkin spiced-everything, and most spectacularly, the color change featuring trees that turn from summer green to brilliant shades of orange, red and yellow. Because of the dramatic colors, fall leaves can be tricky to shoot great photos of. If you’re looking to take some photos to make your fall memories more tangible, here are some …

Les Picker is a professional landscape, wildlife and award-winning travel photographer, and a Moab Master photographer for Moab Fine Art Papers. There are some shots one never forgets. For me, this shot is one of them. I was traveling through Canada’s Dempster Highway, a narrow, gravel ribbon of road that stretches from Dawson City, Yukon Territory to Inuvik, Northwest Territories and then extends into Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean. On this September day, it had been overcast almost all day, by the late afternoon …

I’ll admit it – I’ve been needing to up my design game in my home office for awhile now.  The space in the entryway to my office was in dire need of an upgrade. After browsing through some design magazines, I finally found the perfect way to amp up my space. I wanted to create a meditative/reflective space that could also inspire creativity.  By using some calming nature pictures I was able to achieve the look I was hoping for and you can too! Get ready …

Whether you’re a savvy photographer or simply have a passion for nature,  taking some Fracture-worthy shots has got to be one of the most satisfying ways to spruce up your home or office. And what better time to get outside and capture the beauty of nature than now? The flowers are in bloom and the weather outside is anything but frightful. Whether you’re taking a trip, planning one, or want to revisit the nature within your own backyard, there are plenty of award-winning photo …