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The most beautiful thing on earth

By Gary Hart   One frigid fall morning a few years ago, my brother and I trekked in the dark to a remote Mono Lake beach. Our effort was rewarded when the rising sun illuminated a formation of parallel clouds

Posted in 2017, Blog, Gary Hart

Grad School

By Gary Hart Editor’s note: Gary Hart has been using Singh-Ray Galen Rowell graduated neutral density filters and Daryl Benson reverse graduated neutral density filters for many years and is an acknowledged expert in their use as an essential creative tool

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

Are you a photographer or a tourist?

By Gary Hart Editor’s note: Having recently experienced this dilemma on a trip with my daughter, I found this article by Gary to be especially meaningful. We hope you do, too. Warm Light, El Capitan Clearing Storm, Yosemite (2007) Canon EOS-1Ds Mark

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

The grass is greener

By Gary Hart “Under the Weather, Sierra Foothills, California,” Sony a7R, Sony/Zeiss 16-35, 1/8 second, F/11, ISO 100   “You’re so lucky to live so close to ”: Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Big Sur, San Francisco, Muir Woods (and countless other coastal redwood

Posted in 2015, Blog, Gary Hart

Using a polarizer effectively

By Gary Hart (Gary’s website; his gallery on this site)   Editor’s note: This article by Singh-Ray shooter Gary Hart is especially relevant as we capture the brilliant Fall colors. A high-quality polarizer is always an essential filter, but especially

Posted in 2014, Blog, Gary Hart

Photographing Lightning at the Grand Canyon

by Gart Hart (Gary’s website; his gallery on this site)   If you are thinking of photographing lighting at the Grand Canyon – or anywhere else – this post by Gary Hart is a must-read.   It was the bolt

Posted in 2014, Blog, Gary Hart