Author Archives: ndking

About ndking

Commercial Photographer and Professor of Photography at San Diego City College

Reinforced…Unfortunately

I was so hoping I would not have to return top this topic — but in my “heart of hearts” I knew better.  And sure enough, last week we saw yet another instance of a young killer opening fire in … Continue reading

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Lighting Class Demo: Food

Wednesday I did a demo for the lighting class on shooting food.  A preliminary lecture on Monday let me talk about the differences in shooting “studio” and “plated” food and the aesthetic differences often seen between “editorial” and “advertising” shots.  … Continue reading

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Bristlecone Pines Trip is Filling Up!

Just a quick post this time.  The roster for the 2018 Bristlecone Pines trek in July is filling up.  If this is a workshop trip that you might be interested in, go to the Page noted in the banner above … Continue reading

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The Log for a Promo Video Project

  Some of you are getting into video production to add to your professional photography offerings.  As you’ve heard me say here and, in my workshops, video is an entirely new world for most still photographers, even experienced ones.  So, … Continue reading

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Book is Completed and Online

Just a short post to share my relief that the book on school shooters is done and online.  I am so glad its over.  THe research took me into some grim places including a few from my own past so … Continue reading

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A Little Pool in the Desert

No, not THAT kind of pool, the kind with green felt and a bunch of little round balls and multiple pockets for them… that kind of pool.  It turns out that at the site of a long ago abandoned station … Continue reading

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Class Lighting Demo: 02/25/2018

On Monday night we did a demo in the studio to prepare students in the Introduction to Lighting Class on their first product assignment, shooting something that is solid with texture or detail.  I had decided to try two things: … Continue reading

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