A Better Photographer

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post called Gear and Goals, in which I mentioned resolutions and plans for the upcoming year. The post was primarily about all the gear and gadgets I purchased last year in order to better my photography. I vowed not to buy any more...

Time Travel

I’m starting to think that when you process a photo, you screw with the space-time continuum.  Anyone out there buy into my theory?  How else can I account for the completely bizarre way that time moves when I’m processing? Hours pass in mere moments as I...

Evolution of an Idea

I needed to create something. Where did this need come from? I don’t know — it was just there. I didn’t have any new material that I wanted to work on, so I started combing through the archives. I went towards some selfies. Whatever this need was I...

There’s No Biz Like Strobist

I get a few emails every week asking me about strobist stuff.  What to buy, what equipment do I use, how to trigger off camera flashes, etc.  I can answer those questions.  The thing is, I have no idea how I get the light I get sometimes.  It’s tricky. ...

Strobeless Lighting

If you’re independently wealthy and money is no object then please, feel free to skip this article. If you’re more like the 99% of us chasing the dream read on. You start taking pictures with your point and shoot and find something about it so appealing...

Look at the Place Where You Live

I’m a very geographically sensitive person.  Where I am in this world — my coordinates on the map, the zip code to which my mail is directed, the ground upon which my home stands — is practically determinative of my ability to be and express myself. ...
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