I’m naturally drawn to water as a photographic subject. In fact, if forced to choose only one subject to shoot for the remainder of my days I’d be hard pressed to find something I’d rather shoot. Perhaps it’s the fly fisherman in me or perhaps the peace and calm...
For some they both can be an acquired taste, a little bitter at first but after a while starts to get easier to swallow. Just think about the first time you tried to shoot an epic sunset and came home with nothing but washed out skies or blocked up foreground...
Kurt Budliger is a professional photographer and educator based in Vermont. His photographs and articles have appeared in numerous books, calendars and magazines and are routinely used by conservation organizations working to protect wild lands. His clients have included Outdoor Photographer, Popular Photography, National Geographic Adventure, Outside Magazine, Vermont Life Magazine, Eastern Fly Fishing, Patagonia, 1% for the Planet, Trout Unlimited, Trust for Public Land, The Nature Conservancy, and many more.
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