Monthly Archives: March 2011

Farm Animal Noir

I’m not even sure why I like this picture so much.  Maybe it’s the look in the animal’s face as he chews on the hay?  Maybe it’s just that it gained so much detail back when I converted it to … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #10: Why Long Lenses Rule

5 Ways a Very Long Lens Will Improve Your Photography * You can stand further away from your subject, so they don’t have to smell the stench of your flop sweat. * The natural compression of a lens racked out … Continue reading

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I Need More Friends With Cameras

Then we could all get together and set up a Matrix Bullet Time rig like this one!

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D.C. Time-Lapse — in HDR!

Another weekend, another time-lapse.  This time, it’s an HDR time lapse of Washington D.C.  It doesn’t use the motion of the camera as well as the time-lapse I posted here a couple of weeks ago, but it’s still very eye-catching.

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St Patrick’s Day Parade: Everyone Has Hats

The best part of a parade?  Lots of people wearing lots of hats.  You just don’t see a great enough variety in headwear at the mall these days. You have to go to a parade. You can click on the … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Parade: Everyone Has Drums and Pipes

In this area, there’s an Irish contingent everywhere. Yeah, sure, you’d expect it in the Fire Department and in the Police Department, but even the mass transit workers have a drums and pipes group:

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade: I Can’t Explain This One

Say you’re a street vendor at a parade.  It’s a good place to be, right?  Lots of eager people waiting to part with their cash for little trinkets.  It’s a St. Patrick’s Day parade, so mix in some green stuff … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Stuck With One Lens

Here was my problem on the parade route: I was stuck in one position.  As it turned out, that position was too close. My 70-300mm lens was great for people on the far side of the road, but inevitably cut … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Parade: WWII Vet

I attended the Pearl River, NY St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday.  It’s a big one, with lots of photo opportunities.  I suspect you’ll be seeing a week of pictures here from the event, along with all of the lessons … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Shoot: Supermoon

Like everyone else in the world, I stepped outside to take a picture of the moon on Saturday night as it came closer to the earth than it had in quite some time. I’ve shot the moon pretty regularly in … Continue reading

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