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About ndking

Commercial Photographer and Professor of Photography at San Diego City College

LIGHTING DEMO – Light Meter

Well, Spring 2017 semester is well underway and after preliminary calibration exercises to help students learn the abilities and limitations of their cameras, in the lighting class I did a demo for the 2nd shooting assignment: a Product that is … Continue reading

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This Trend Crept Up On Us

Once again, photographers and especially photography teachers, have been caught napping as the world has shrugged and turned over underneath them. Not all that long ago, as the century turned so did the photo world as the (to some) promise … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week 2016

Well, it is our one week Thanksgiving Day break.  Right…  But we are scrambling at school to make sure our Spring classes get the newly mandated number of students quickly or they will (not “might be” but WILL BE) canceled.  … Continue reading

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Moonlight Sonata

This weekend saw the astonomical event that sent a gazillion photographers hunting for the perfect vantage point.  It the last “Supermoon” for 30+ years and it was spectacular to say the least. I was supposed to join Lee (Peterson) and … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and the Foggy

It has been a discouraging week at school.  The State and district have abandoned all desire for covert destruction of non-academic programs and now simply and openly have laid down rules that, if we follow them, will force us to … Continue reading

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Rethinking a Workshop Presentation

This past weekend I gave a presentation at The Digital Artistry Workshop, held at our facilities at San Diego City College to coincide with Adobe MAX, an Adobe event being held this year in San Diego.  My presentation, a 2-hour … Continue reading

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Quicky…

Very quickly… I just added a page on a seminar happening THIS WEEKEND: THe Digital Artistry Workshop.  Its in conjunction with the upcoming Adobe Max Event in San Diego and features some great Adobe gurus talking about various Adobe applications. … Continue reading

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