A happy accident. Often I “drag the shutter” when shooting flash. Using a shutter speed of 1 second or more, the speed of the flash freezes motion while the background swirls. While Photographing this dancer in Costa Rica with this technique I happened to catch the flash exposure of two […]
As a travel photographer for Gonomad.com, I have hauled an ungodly amount of equipment across the globe. There is always a conflict between what I can carry and what I need to get the job done. For years I have traveled with carbon fiber tripods, some jobs demand them but […]
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An iguana hangs out at the pool side bar of hotel Si Como No in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. For more info on travel to Costa Rica, check out: Austin Lehman Adventures
In Manuel Antonio Costa Rica, a man holds a baby boa constrictor tightly by the neck. He had captured it at his home, and was returning it to the jungle.I had never seen a snake strike before, lightning fast, it extended half its body length when it bit his hand. […]
A Capuchin monkey peers down from the tree tops near Agujas beach on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
The Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels is a Roman catholic Basilica in the town of Cartago, Costa Rica built in 1639. It is the home of The Virgin of the Angels, a small statue of the Virgin Mary with a dark complexion sometimes called ‘La Negrita” or the […]
Take 270 lbs of adventure photographer and Montana state football player Andy Austin, add 30 lbs of camera equipment and sweat, fly them through the jungle 50 feet in the air and you have a serious test of the jungle canopy zip line at the Rios Tropicales Lodge. This is […]