Monthly Archives: February 2015

Demo in Studio: Lots of Texture for the Lighting Class

This week I shot a demo for the lighting class to illustrate lighting to emphasize texture.  Their assignment is a solid textured object in which the texture is an important sales feature of the item they have chosen.  To show … Continue reading

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The Quest for Super Resolution, Continued  

In response to, or perhaps in coincidence with, the previous post on achieving greater resolution via mosaics with the Rhinocam, etc, the topic of resolution came up at lunch with photographer colleague and friend Lee Peterson.  With much talk of … Continue reading

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(Capturing) The Big Picture

Those who know me and my work know I like BIG photographs.  Perhaps it is because I started in the world of painting and printmaking that I like large work that you can both stand back and take it all … Continue reading

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Practicing What I Preach              

I am always telling students, and anyone who will listen, that the key to skill in anything (though in this case, photography) is not in any sort of inherent talent, but in unremitting dedicated practice.  Every day, I tell them, … Continue reading

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“Art of Portraiture” Workshop at Brooks

This past weekend Brooks Institute of Photography held an “Art of Portraiture” seminar/workshop instructed by Joyce Wilson at the Santa Barbara “Cota” campus.  Joyce is a well known and respected photographer, author, lecturer, and producer of portraits.  Though she made … Continue reading

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