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Birds

Was at the beach in Santa Barbara, California last week. Lots of birds on the beach there, and they all took turns flying low overhear. Of course, that meant I had to aim my camera at them. I’ve never gotten … Continue reading

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First shot of the earth from space

“250 at f/11.” Recreating the famous pic of the earth coming up over the moon, shot from space. And then he grabs a second exposure at a different setting to be sure. It’s ridiculously amazing that they took a shot … Continue reading

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Stephen Jerzak Update

Just for the record, in case anyone asks, this image is Creative Commons Attribution, or CC-BY. You know, just in case Wikipedia asks…

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Football in the Snow

When I saw the video of that Eagles game in the snow a couple of weeks ago, I wondered immediately how the photographers made out. How did they cope with the snow? Did it make for better pictures? Could their … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Shoot a Marathon

Backwards. On a motorcycle. With two bodies. Of course. From today’s New York City Marathon:

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Trying a Little Street Photography

That’s a street, isn’t it?

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The Stupidest Kind of Plagiarism

Copying on Twitter is beyond silly. it’s flat out stupid. Twitter has a tool for that: It’s called a retweet. Find something you find funny that you want to share with your friends? Retweet it! Don’t copy and paste it. … Continue reading

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Fall Has Begun, 2013

85mm, f/2.5, ISO 400, 1/200s

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Avengers Assemble!

Saw this in Times Square today. Does Disney own Sesame Street, too, or just the Muppets? This COULD be the cast of Avengers 2, though I suspect better footwear and manbags might be present in the movie.

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Myrtle Beach, Sunrise

Only without the sun…. This year, I chose to forego waking up early every morning to attempt a sunrise shot, in favor of actually getting sleep on a vacation.

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