New born bison calf in Yellowstone

Dropping Calves

Dropping Calves The past two weeks has been the seasonal restart of photographing bison calves. A mesmerizing time to be inside two national parks as they open their gates for the season – Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park. While this may seem idyllic as all the new babies are showing up, there is a…

Robert Dotson and drowned nikon camera gear

How to prevent Trashing your camera gear

How to prevent Trashing your camera gear TRASHING gear is par for the course in my world. The above photo shows my second drowned Nikon camera and a 70-200mm lens in one season hiking around the backcountry of New Zealand. Admittedly, even other pro photographers marvel at my destructive habits on both camera gear and…