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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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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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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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Meantime… A Little News…

Yes, yes, I know it has been a long dry spell since the last post.  But things have been a bit chaotic as the District seems to have launched a full-on assault on all non-academic programs with new rules and … Continue reading

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VOICES:  Honoring Veterans – A Project Saga Part 2: The Portraits

This gallery contains 23 photos.

Part One (just below this post) told the narrative about the show “VOICES: Honoring Veterans” giving details of how the portraits were done and prepared for display plus some photos of the gallery and the reception. This post, Part Two, … Continue reading

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VOICES:  Honoring Veterans – A Project Saga Part 1: Narrative

John F. Kennedy told Americans to ask NOT what their country could do for them, but to ask instead what THEY could do for their country!   Anyone who is willing to serve their country in any capacity is, in my … Continue reading

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Petzval Test #3: High Key Portrait

Last week (the previous post) for my portraiture class I did a low key portrait demo of a male subject using the Lomography Petzval Lens.  This week as a demo for the class, I did a simple high key portrait … Continue reading

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