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Jim Burnham    December 15, 2017    No Comments on Where is Your Fire?

“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” -Benjamin Franklin My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer. Follow me on Instagram or Twitter -> @BurnhamArts    The following photos were taken with my Nikon D7100 with a Sigma 18-250mm telephoto at or near 250mm. ISO: 1250 F-Stop: f6.3… Read more »

Focus Trek #13 – Return to the Black Hills

‘Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me – I am happy.” -Hamlin Garland My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer and I enjoy finding photographs in places I’ve… Read more »

Leland Harbor Dredging Time-lapse

This is two weeks of dredging compressed down to one minute with extra footage included on the setup of the time-lapse itself. Produced by Jim Burnham. Thanks to everyone who helped make this video possible:   Kate Vilter, owner of Riverside Inn http://www.theriverside-inn.com/  Elijah Allen, local contractor, construction, email: elijahallen92 AT aol.com Check out his drone and kite sailing videos:… Read more »

Focus Trek #12 Part 2 – Gargunnock Scotland and the Love Lochs

Return to Part 1 of this adventure… Loch Lomond ‘Twas there that we parted in yon shady glen  On the steep, steep side of Ben Lomond  Where in the purple hue the hieland hills we view  And the moon coming out in the gloaming  From “The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond” In part one of this adventure we stuck around… Read more »

Focus Trek #12 Part 1 – Gargunnock Scotland and the Love Lochs

Skip to Part 2 of this adventure… Ye’ll tak’ the high road and I’ll tak the low road  And I’ll be in Scotland afore ye  But me and my true love will never meet again  On the bonny, bonny banks of Loch Lomond From “The Bonny Banks of Loch Lomond”   My name is Jim Burnham. I am a US photographer… Read more »

Focus Trek #11 – A Weekend With Bryan F Peterson

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”  -Heraclitus As a member of the Peoria Camera Club, I get the opportunity to meet some very gifted photographers not only within the club, but from outside as well. We invite speakers every year to keynote our seminar and… Read more »

Focus Trek #10 Part 2 – A Yankee’s Guide to Driving (and vacation Photography) in Britian

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” -Susan Heller This is Part 2 of 2. If you haven’t read Part 1, go here… If you read Part 1, you’ve learned that there are a couple types of photography vacations. One is where you are alone… Read more »

Focus Trek #10 – Part 1: A Yankee’s Guide to Driving (and vacation Photography) in Britain

“That her face, at first just ghostly, turned a whiter shade of pale” – Keith Reid/Procol Harem “Whiter Shade of Pale” This article is Part 1 of 2. Continue to Part 2 here… Originally, I was going to make this article about driving in the UK. After 1200 words, I realized I completely digressed from my original theme. If you… Read more »

Focus Trek #9 – The Black Hills Photo Shootout

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” -Greg Anderson It’s been awhile since my last “Focus Trek”. Sometimes I take these trips to “focus” on improving the craft. Other times it’s a mixture of family vacation and photography. With the former I can focus on just photography and… Read more »