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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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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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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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TWO OLD CAMERAS… Painted with Light

This past Tuesday I did a demo for the lighting class at City College involving Painting With Light.  There are several photo techniques that go by that name but the one used by product shooters and photo illustrators involves taking … 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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Boot Demo for Lighting Class 

This week’s assignment for the lighting class was to create a catalog cover shot of something solid and textured. It could be anything but had to be larger than a watch and smaller than a suitcase — basically something that … Continue reading

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