Louisiana photography


Cajun Camp Life swamp photography now available

Amazing light-painted night photography shows camp deep in the Lake Maurepas swamp I’ve been cooped up in the office for weeks working on my new fine-art photography gallery. And awful weather prevented me from doing much outside anyway. So when the rains finally stopped falling and the winds subsided over the weekend, I threw my […]

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Amazing Milky Way photos in the Louisiana swamp

New photography captures the vivid Milky Way over the sprawling Atchafalaya Basin swamps I recently headed out to the Atchafalaya Basin swamps to shoot nighttime photography of the beautiful area. My plan was to work on a new light-painting project, but that changed when I reached Grand Lake in the center of this sprawling swamp […]


Media trip yields great redfish photos

Bull redfish run tests anglers, offers bull red photo ops The coastal waters surrounding the mouth of the Mighty Mississippi are renowned for amazing fishing, so it was no surprise a ton of redfish were caught when a group of outdoor industry manufacturers and writers gathered in Buras, La., in mid-August. The name of the […]

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Light painting the Louisiana swamp

Swamp photo session offers experiment in light painting I have been in love with light painting photography for years, but over the past few months I’ve decided to get out and really learn the technique. On the face of it, it’s pretty easy: Go out in the middle of the night and use a flashlight […]


Amazing Lake Martin sunset photo

Impromptu trip results in beautiful sunset photos My buddy Tim Stanley and his wife Sue drove from Houston a couple of weeks ago, and at the last minute we decided to go to Lake Martin near Breaux Bridge, La. This small cypress-studded waterway houses a large bird rookery, and the spring often is the best […]

Lake Martin sunset photos

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Photos from Louisiana Sneaux Day 2017

Old Man Winter visits South Louisiana, offers unique snow photo opportunity  I went to bed Dec. 7, 2017, promising my wife there was zero chance forecasts of snow at our Prairieville, La., home would pan out. I mean, the weathermen are wrong so many times I almost don’t listen to them any longer. When I […]


Lake Maurepas trip results in amazing photos

Everything lines up during photo adventure with new Florida friends I’ve shot photos on the edge of Lake Maurepas a number of times, but the great thing about nature is that every day is different. So when Florida photographer Gregg Thomas emailed asking about likely photo locations, I quickly agreed to serve as the guide […]


Adobe’s new Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC upgrades — what’s up?

How to improve performance, and a rundown of improved functions I’ve been a fan of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop CC since joining up, with constant upgrades keeping me clicking as a professional photographer. Sure, there have always been some speed issues with Lightroom, but it’s been my go-to for basic adjustments. So when the latest […]


Marsh Madness 2017 was photo fest

Annual media event in Venice, La., is redfish photography fest The marshes surrounding the Mississippi River’s mouth are packed with redfish, so I take advantage of any opportunities to spend time down there with my camera. And over the weekend, 80 members of the outdoor industry met in Venice, La., for an annual media event […]

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Kirsten Malone’s video reveal party

15-year-old singer releases ‘Bring me back to life’ video Kirsten Malone is 15. She’s a Dutchtown High School 10th-grader. She’s already written 50 songs — and on Aug. 1, she released a video of her “Bring me back to life.” The video, produced in partnership with Ascension Parish News, was released during a reveal party […]