Monthly Archives: March 2011

Three Friday Links

Things from around the blogosphere that I wanted to share curate: * Kirk Tuck is my favorite Grumpy Old Man Photographer. Just when you might think you have this social photography thing licked, he’ll come along and kick you in … Continue reading

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Wildebeest Migration

This is without a doubt the coolest nature video I’ve seen in a long time. It’s a moving timelapse of a wildebeest migration across a river in Africa.  One warning: The last 20 seconds or so don’t end pleasantly.   … Continue reading

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Reflections Everywhere

Sometimes, you can get them in your minorly flooded basement, too.  In black and white, no less: The trick to this picture is getting the camera low enough without getting it wet. I tried using the swing out LCD screen … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #9: The Next Kelby Training Classes

The Next 5 KelbyTraining.com Courses Yes, Joe McNally Again. This Time, With Even More Strobes Joe McNally Lights Scott Kelby Dave Cross Teaches the Magic of Using Photoshop CS5 to Retouch Joe McNally Photographs What If Joe McNally Photographed a … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina!

Sometimes, your daughter’s toys strike odd thoughts in your mind, the kind only a photograph could capture… This picture was taken with my Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 lens that I love so much. But I shot too close to the house … Continue reading

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Baby Ducks

Last spring, I was fortunate enough to catch this Mama Duck with her new children floating down the stream.  I wish my shutter speed was higher, but on my old Canon XTi, I didn’t want to venture much past ISO … Continue reading

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Learn Photography By Watching Silent Video?

Want to be a better photographer or videographer or comic book artist?  Watch a prime time network drama tonight and turn the sound off. I was waiting for a table at a restaurant recently and found myself analyzing five minutes … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #8: Off Camera Lighting Secrets

5 Secrets of Off-Camera Lighting * Only take pictures outside during the day.  The sun is your off-camera flash.  What more do you need? * Photoshopping out Red Eye in post is easier and cheaper than the cost of those … Continue reading

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“What do you do?”

I don’t know. I hadn’t really thought about it too hard before. I am a photography blogger, I suppose, just because of the site you’ve landed on here. I have been paid for my photography on a couple of occasions. … Continue reading

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The Cineslider

I’m convinced: The Kessler Cineslider is the coolest thing every invented for DSLR video.  And for $1200, it ought to be!  Blow this video up to full screen to really enjoy it:

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