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FINDING (AND SHOWING) THE FOCAL POINT

At the judge’s panel for the SD Fair we talk a lot about how it is not the judge’s job to find the real photo somewhere inside of the photo that was submitted… it’s the job of the photographer.  But … Continue reading

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Re Making Schools Safe(r)

I did not expect to post another entry so soon.  But I’ve begun to get some great responses to my book on dealing with Active School Shooters titled “Making Schools Safe(r)” and available in both Amazon and direct from the … Continue reading

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Photo Trek Prepping, Part 1

Landscape photographers all have one thing in common… they spend a lot of time in nature.  Out in the woods, up in the mountains, down in the deserts, etc.  It’s true that while some are serious back-packers and haul camping … Continue reading

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Shakedown Cruise for Rocinante II to the Bristlecone Pines

This past long weekend has been both the maiden voyage for the little VW Westfalia I leased from my friend and sometimes shooting partner (especially for food photography), Cynthia Sinclair (one of the very best sailing photographers on the coast … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEMESTER IS UNDERWAY

  Sorry for the long delay since the previous post.  I’ve been a bit buried getting the Spring semester closed out with compiling grades for the three classes.  Plus the San Diego Fair work judging the International Photo Exhibit and … Continue reading

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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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