Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pre-Concert Night Jitters

Tomorrow night, I’ll be shooting my first concert with a photo pass. I’ve been hesitant towards saying anything here about it, for fear that it would fall through or that I’d jinx it somehow. (And, sure enough, I’ve been rejected … Continue reading

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Photo Notes 18 May 2011

* Here’s a nice explanation of the aperture stops scale, and why they are the way they are. Hint: Humans are better at making out large differences than smaller. Click through to see what I mean. * Kirk Tuck gives … Continue reading

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No More Excuses

Scott Bourne says, “Quitcher excuses and yer belly achin’!” I didn’t always have the best gear. I started like everyone else with a cheap camera and borrowed gear and I was able to work my way through it because I … Continue reading

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The Horrible Truth About Book Publishing

Kirk Tuck brings up the horrible truth about book publishing: I love the book and the thoughts in it but someone at the publisher’s office took a big ass pin and stuck it in my balloon. I turned my manuscript … Continue reading

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Ferris Wheel 2010

Another year, another trip to the local carnival.  The sun was setting as we were leaving, and the sky was magnificent.  I wish I could have stuck around another half hour to shoot the living daylights out of that sunset, … Continue reading

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Photographic Five #13: The Bucket List

5 Things in my Photographic Bucket List * Photograph an O.A.R. concert (and more than three songs, dammit! I’m an old school fan, so I’m special, right?) * The Grand Canyon (Cliché?  Sure, but bring it on) * Paris (OK, … Continue reading

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Photo Notes 11 May 2011

* Here’s a nice explanation of the aperture stops scale, and why they are the way they are. Hint: Humans are better at making out large differences than smaller. Click through to see what I mean. * Kirk Tuck gives examples of … Continue reading

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Most Dramatic Time Lapse Yet

This is the final video that I discussed yesterday: It’s like watching a Mandelbrot set being generated or something. Awesome.  I can’t get enough of this one.

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Lightroom 3 and Lens Correction

One of the new features of LR3 is the lens correction piece in the Development Module. While there are a number of ways to use it, I only ever click the “Enable Profile Correction” option and trust in it.  Using … Continue reading

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A look at my office

This afternoon, I went out to the local park on my lunch hour to try a time lapse.  Unfortunately, I left my tripod at home.  What’s a guy to do? Improvise! Here’s what “the office” looked like: That’s my Canon … Continue reading

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