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Flash photography class

The listing for my first flash photography class at the Art Association of Jackson Hole is up! Click here for the site link. If you ever wondered how photographers get some of those wow shots, I can promise ...

Website major upgrade

The website has received a major upgrade and it’s moving along well.  Originally, my site aaronlinsdau.com contained information for my photography, expeditions, book and cinematography.  After feedback ...

Tidbit of wisdom

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” Steve Jobs ...

Create PDF from images

This morning I ran into a problem where I needed to convert a series of photos into a single PDF document.  I am going down to Mexico for two weeks to climb two of their highest peaks and needed to get the ...

Following Parker Liautaud

Good luck to the final training months for Parker Liautaud, a 19 year old from Palo Alto, for trying to do a mid-range route to the south pole: http://news.msn.com/us/teen-polar-explorer-will-attempt-to-break ...

Jackson Hole Quickdraw 2013

As part of my video reel, I needed to put together a video from something interesting and fun, then edit it so it worked well. So, I went out the day before the Jackson Hole Quickdraw during the 2013 Jackson ...

Beautiful butterfly lighting

While working on a full product catalog photography shoot, one of the fun things I’ve been able to do is use some classic portraiture lighting techniques, like the butterfly lighting in the photo on the ...

Pearls luster photographs

Pearls have been one of the most difficult things to photograph I’ve run into yet. Bison being aggressive toward me were nothing compared to these tiny little round spheres. My first photos were too ...

Diamond Necklaces

I’m enjoying studio photography and had the chance to photograph Kelly’s diamond necklace by Christian Tse today.  I made the first image on black to make the piece stand out.  It was actually ...

Death hike into Grand Teton National Park

For the first night in nearly a week, the sky was clear in Grand Teton National Park. With the storms and snow blowing through in late September, hiking up and around the Teton Crest Trail had looked pretty ...

Prep for teaching: Watch at the South Pole

One thing I had been meaning to do for a while was photograph the watch It’s Jackson Time, one of my expedition sponsors, provided me with.  Ted, the owner, was very good and made sure I had an ...

Guts of Antarctic Tears rough draft complete

Finally!  After months of working on my book manuscript of Antarctic Tears in Scrivener, I have completed the first rough draft.  There’s the surrounding material still to fill in (foreword, epilogue, ...