Travel – Stuck in Customs

3 AM. Iceland.

Daily Photo – 3 AM. Iceland.

When I started getting hardcore into photography, I spent four summers in a row in Iceland. The middle of the summer is quite special there because the sun never really goes down. So, I would sleep during the day and then go out to hike during a 5-hour sunset followed immediately by a 5-hour sunrise. It was very peaceful and moving…

3 AM. Iceland.

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2010-06-13 01:37:56
  • CameraNIKON D3X
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/10
  • Aperture8
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length28.0 mm
  • FlashNo Flash
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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Game of Thrones. France.

Next up from the Earth’s Landscapes Alive: Genesis Series is “Game of Thrones. France.”

Mont Saint-Michel is one of my favorite places to visit in Normandy. It’s always captured my imagination because, as I a kid, I loved castles. Well, I still love castles. While not exactly a castle, this location is very special because when the tide comes up, this whole place becomes an island. There are many reports of people dying trying to get off the island as the tide is coming in. (Give it a sec to load 🙂 )

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Good Morning. Vietnam

One of the 30 images from my new collection on Foundation. This was my first time in Vietnam and this was the view as I was flying from Ho Chi Minh City to Phú Quốc. SE Asia is great for these sorts of photos because there is often a lot of humidity in the air that helps to create these crepuscular light patterns.

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Monuments. USA.

Here’s another image from the new NFT drop on Foundation. It’s a varied collection with images from across the globe and was a whole load of fun to create. I hope you enjoy seeing them. 🙂



Trey Ratcliff Earth NFT Foundation Preview

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One from the Archive

Daily Photo – One from the Archive

Here’s an image back from when I was first playing with drones. Back then you had a GoPro attached to it and sent it off on its journey, pretty much guessed the shot and brought it back. You never knew what you’d get until later. It was lots of fun but the more recent models are definitely an improvement!

One from the Archive

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2014-06-24 09:49:53
  • CameraHero3-Black Edition
  • Camera MakeGoPro
  • Exposure Time1/2400
  • Aperture2.8
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length2.8 mm
  • FlashNo flash function
  • Exposure ProgramProgram AE
  • Exposure Bias

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Yellow and Blue in Pittsburgh

Daily Photo – Yellow and Blue in Pittsburgh

While we were staying in Pittsburgh the team and I took a wander down the river to capture some footage for a video we were working on. That of course also means time for some photos. It was a fun walk and I love how the yellow of the bridges plays nicely with the blues of the night…

Yellow and Blue in Pittsburgh

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-08-06 03:34:58
  • CameraILCE-7RM3
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time0.3
  • Aperture4
  • ISO125
  • Focal Length24.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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The Long and Not So Winding Road

Daily Photo – The Long and Not So Winding Road

This is something I don’t see so much nowadays, living on the South Island of NZ. The geography around Queenstown and the alps just doesn’t allow it, so it’s a nice change when I’m in the US to grab shots like this. (This one really did go on for ages, even with the zoom lens compression it’s a distance!)

The Long and Not So Winding Road

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2013-08-22 01:33:04
  • CameraNEX-6
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/320
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length125.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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Misty Milford

Daily Photo – Misty Milford

The mist from the waterfalls make everything seem like a still from Lord of the Rings…

Misty Milford

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2012-10-27 05:49:37
  • CameraNIKON D3S
  • Camera MakeNikon
  • Exposure Time1/2000
  • Aperture2.8
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length98.0 mm
  • FlashNo Flash
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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South Island Adventure

Daily Photo – South Island Adventure

It’s getting time for another adventure across the South Island!

South Island Adventure

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2013-11-05 06:49:08
  • CameraNEX-7
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/500
  • Aperture8
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length18.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias-0.7

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Dreaming about Travel

Daily Photo – Dreaming about Travel

When things work out with travel in and out of NZ task 1 is get back to the US to see the family… task 2: Get to Japan. Assuming they are open!

Dreaming about Travel

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2017-11-02 05:58:40
  • CameraX1D
  • Camera MakeHasselblad
  • Exposure Time0.5
  • Aperture11
  • ISO100
  • Focal Length30.0 mm
  • Flash
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias-1/3

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