Field Work

What Gear to Bring into the Field– and What to Leave Behind
written by: Pete Myers

As a fine–arts photographer, my summer fieldwork is critical to photographing enough images for a successful year. Last year I completed two trips: the first in July, when I was up in the far northwest corner of California, and the redwoods were my subject matter. For the second, in August, the bristlecone pines of the White Mountains in the eastern Sierra and the rock formations in Lone Pine played through my lens. My approach to photography is influenced by the work of aeronautic innovator Kelly Johnson, the legendary leader of the Lockheed Skunk Works. Johnson was responsible for coining the term Read more »