Fall colors in Kubota Gardens. Shot with iPhone 13 Pro Max in “macro” mode.
Headphones – macro, high speed flash
Surface headphones – shot with 4 Godox TT685c flashes in close configuration with high-speed sync and Godox X2Tc flash trigger installed on the camera body.
Jewlery – macro flash
A close up of a choker necklace from India. Shot with 3 close-up flashes with high speed sync.
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Looking east from the Yellowstone Lower Falls north rim you see this breathtaking view of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. I applied the classic orange and teal color grading to this photo to give it a western movie look. Edited in Lightroom. August 2021.
Yellowstone Lower Falls
An iconic Yellowstone photo! Yellowstone Lower Falls rom the “Lower Lookout Point” in Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It was a steep hike down hundreds of feet but the view was totally worth it. An HDR panorama composed from multiple exposures. August 2021.
Norris Geyser Basin
Another “postcard” photo from Norris Geyser Basin. At sunset it just turns into a wonderland for photographers. Shot with iPhone 12 Pro Max and edited in Lightroom.
Bunsen Peak Trail
Mount Evert in Yellowstone National Park from the Bunsen Peak trail, on our way to the Bunsen Peak (elev. 8564ft). An HDR panorama created from multiple photos. August 2021.
A peek at Swan Lake in Yellowstone National Park from the Bunsen Peak trail, on our way to the Bunsen Peak (elev. 8564ft). An HDR panorama shot created from 12 photos. August 2021.
Bridge in Gardiner, MT
Norris Geyser Basin at sunset
Every sight in Yellowstone National Park is worthy of a postcard picture. At sunset it truly becomes magical. An HDR panorama created from 12 photos. August 2021.
View of Mount Rainier from Sunrise point. Shot with iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Sunset at a ranch
Sunset at a ranch in Riverside, WA, a small town in eastern Washington, USA. Shot with iPhone 12 Pro Max and stylized in Lightroom.
Macro – high speed flash
Small things look great with a long focal length lens and high speed flash to darken the background. Here’s my experiment with a small pearl necklace in a box. I set it up on a table top with a black cloth, 4 Godox TT685 flashes using a wireless trigger, and Nikon Z 6 with a Nikkor Z 24-200mm lens.
Want to enjoy fall colors in Seattle? Kubota Garden is the best place. I went to this garden with only my iPhone, fully confident that it can capture all the photos well.
Fall colors on a rare sunny day in late October, in Pacific Northwest. Shot with iPhone 13 Pro Max, wide angle lens. Processed in Photoshop Express.
Wildflowers at Reflections Lake in Mount Rainier National Park.
Mount Rainier from Reflection Lake. An HDR panorama created from 15 images.
Diablo Lake (HDR Panorama)
Diablo Lake is a stunningly beautiful, with emerald green colored water, situated 6 miles northeast of Newhalem in Washington state.
2020 Kawasaki Z650
Shraddha (my wife) bought this Kawasaki Z650 last month after getting her motorcycle endorsement. This is a great beginner motorcycle at a great price.
My 2019 BMW R1250RT
I bought this motorcycle last year (May 2020). Yes, I bought a 2019 model in 2020, as it was at a wonderful discount. This is an awesome touring bike for long rides. That’s how I have been traveling in summer. I am hoping to make a week long road trip when the pandemic is over.
The Palouse River runs through a narrow cataract and drops 200 feet to a churning bowl. From there, the current moves swiftly, through a winding gorge of columnar basalt, to its southern end at the mighty Snake River. Photo shot with iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Hood River Bridge
Hood River Bridge, nearly a mile long bridge on Columbia River, in Hood River, Oregon, USA.
Bonneville Lock & Dam, built and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the first federal lock and dam on the Columbia and Snake rivers. HDR panorama created from 12 images.
View from Paradise Inn
Paradise Inn is a lodge in Mount Rainier National Park. Beautiful panoramic view from just outside the lodge. This image is an HDR panorama constructed from 18 images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.