Skyentia
Skyentia
Outdoors - Photography - Sprinter Vans
Photography
 
My love of photography was a natual extension of my love of the outdoors. I frequently found myself wanting to capture the the incredible moments from my outdoor adventures, sometimes bringing out subtle moments that were hardly noticed and other times trying to capture even a slight glimpse of the awe-inspiring vistas surrounding me. Working with optics and lenses in building my own telescopes for astronomy in my youth and then building my own complex microscopes for my graduate work provided a solid background in the technicalities, with one of my microscopy photographs of neurons displayed at the “Art in Science” exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Nevertheless, I find the artistry in photography to be the real transformative challenge, and I find myself to be an ever-progressing student of life, always trying to capture deeper moments of meaning and beauty that transcend the minutiae.

I enjoy working with landscape photography, portraits, filming, and drone footage. Most of my photographs are taken on a Sony mirrorless APS-C sensor in RAW format, and they are printed in full 3:2 24MP resolution (far better than the Instagram potato quality seen below!). My favorite lenses include a Zeiss Sonnar 24mm f/1.8 for portraits, an 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS for most landscapes, a 10-18mm f/4 OSS for wide angles, and a 20mm f/2.8 pancake lens for when I need to be light and fast on alpine adventures. The cost is simply $99 plus exact printing cost (which varies based on size, e.g., $15 for 12x18", $68 for 24"x36", etc.) and any optional framing or shipping. Most size options can be accommodated from small to very large. Color, black & white, and photographer watermark are all also optional (no cost difference). Some of my Patagonia photography is shown below, and you can scroll through many additional photos on Instagram. For more information please contact info@skyentia.com.

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"The undiscovered country, from whose bourn no traveller returns." --Shakespeare (1599) + “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life, to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a corner, and reduce it to its lowest terms, and, if it proved to be mean, why then to get the whole and genuine meanness of it, and publish its meanness to the world; or if it were sublime, to know it by experience, and be able to give a true account of it in my next excursion.” --Henry David Thoreau (1854)

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