Dogs of Conserve School!

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Deep in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is a semester based boarding school called Conserve School.  Students from all over the country come for one semester (usually part of their junior year). Conserve School is for students who have demonstrated a genuine interest in the natural world and who are motivated to conserve it. This semester-long…

Sniffing lenses at Watertown Humane Society

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So I talk a lot about letting dogs sniff your lens in my tutorials and in my free download.  Well – this past week at my shelter workshop at the Watertown Humane Society – that technique was captured in action ;).  Tater showed us all why you should let those canines check out your lens:  …

Sniff and boing: shooting intuitively for pet photographers.

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Dogs being dogs: The progression of the boing and sniff. Taking photos of dog being well, dogs, is possibly the best job on the planet.  When I shoot I don’t have burst mode on, so these progressions are not just a just a bunch of photos I have gotten by just pressing the shutter. Instead I try…

B&W Lightroom Tutorial

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Hey all! Here is a simple b&w conversion video for Lightroom where I discuss converting to black and white in two different ways. If you’re interested in purchasing any of the presets I have developed over the years – you can buy them here. Thanks so much and enjoy! Contact ME! | Subscribe to Stonehouse…

Why I love capturing the human – animal bond.

The human animal bond

Through images I explore the human animal bond. I capture love so that, when the time comes, you can look back and feel that feeling of love. Images are powerful reminders that bring back memories and help to heal. Images help us remember the good times, when maybe all we can see in the midst…