The abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia Pennsylvania is a very spooky, massive complex of tiny, dilapidated cells along dingy corridors.Read More
I was in the Kazan area for a business trip and briefly had some time to do a little sightseeing. A guided tour took us to the Kazan kremlin (kremlin denotes “fortress”), to a very picturesque monastery at Raifa, and the historical island of Sviyazhsk.Read More
I recently switched from my Nikon D300 workhorse to the full-frame Nikon D750, and had the opportunity to try the D750 out on a trip to Kazan, which is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia.Read More
I’ve shot the Nikon D300 DSLR camera for years. It was actually my first DSLR, and it was a great, versatile camera. However, it weighs so much that sometimes it feels like I’m carrying a brick. The D300 also doesn’t do video, which is something I’m interested in exploring. Lastly, the D300 was getting long in the tooth, being a decade old. So, I started looking at a number of mirrorless cameras that were on the marketRead More
I would like to share a few tips on photographing some of the animals at the Omaha zoo. The Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha Nebraska usually ranks as one of the greatest in the world. The zoo is well-laid out in basically a large circle, and is very walkable aside from a few gradual slopes. In my opinion, the first thing to do is check out Hubbard Gorilla Valley.Read More
Chicago is one of my most favorite cities to visit for many reasons, but largely because of its beautiful lakefront, architecture, great museums, and food scene. However, growing up in central Illinois, Chicago was viewed with trepidation.Read More
I got my start in photography 30 years ago when my parents gave me a used Minolta SRT-102 35mm film camera. It came with all the lens and accessories I needed except the film, which, being a broke teenager, was not cheap to purchase and process. Photographing everything under the sun, my photography was very uneven, and, in college, I drifted away from photography to save money.Read More
Based in Omaha Nebraska, Caldera Photography focuses on travel and nature photography. Please browse our gallery which provides a sample of my work. Feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or to request prints.