Category: STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

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Walking Away From Adobe – June 1, 2016 “a date which will live in infamy”

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy" That was part of a quote from Franklyn D. Roosevelt right after the United States was attacked at Pearl Harbor. Today may just mark another day that will also live in infamy.  I have totally abandoned both Photoshop & Lightroom CC.  Sadly over the ...

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Steve McCurry’s Legacy – Witch Hunt? Form your own opinion. I have formed mine

  There has been a great deal of controversy concerning Steve McCurry’s Legacy which you can read about at this link.  You will see at the bottom of the article that the comments are not in favor of the author. The author as far as I am concerned is properly named and you can find ...

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TICKS and Spring is coming -Workshop & Field Trip Photo Outings have Already Started and soon THE TICKS WILL BE HERE

TICKS and Spring is coming workshop & Field Trip Photo Outings have Already Started and soon THE TICKS WILL BE HERE PUBLISHED ON April 8, 2015  Images on this page have been found on the web Tick Removal “A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow ...

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HERE ARE SOME LINKS YOU SHOULD READ AND TO SAVE YOURSELF SOME DIFFICULT SITUATIONS. KNOW THE RULES

More and more I keep hearing about situations where photographers are prohibited from making images.  In some cases the rules are not followed and the photographers are putting themselves out there for trouble, but in reality there are many laws on the books and people trying to stop you from taking a picture are making ...

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Some Times It’s The little things That Can Make A Real Difference –UPDATED APRIL 8 2015

UPDATED UPDATED  APRIL 8 2015 I think by now most people who have taken our workshops as well as those who have known me over the years realize that my collection of accessories is virtually unlimited.  Not complete by any means but vast enough that the collection has helped me help others make decisions on ...

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AN OFF CAMERA MANUAL FLASH EXPERIMENT FOR YOU TO DO.

Put your flash in its manual mode. Set the power of your flash to 1/32nd. Put your flash about 8 feet away from subject Change your iso from its lowest setting to its highest setting and each time take a shot Change your aperture from its smallest aperture to its largest aperture and each time ...

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8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer

Great article, a must read.     8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer.

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You do not have to own every lens focal length–But you should own the right lenses that fit into your shooting style

You do not have to own every lens focal length–But you should own the right lenses that fit into your shooting style Owning lots of lenses is terrific if you have the budget to own lots of lenses. Most people do not own lots of lenses and the question is, do they really know what ...

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STREET PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY

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Striving for light weight and high quality camera bodies and optics

Striving for light weight and high quality camera bodies and optics For a great many years having worked in the photography industry for several companies, mainly 33 years with Nikon.  Nikon makes terrific products and they served me well for a long time.  But time had taken its toll and I just could not deal ...

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It shouldn’t happen to any of us but it can and does. Sometimes you have to take the bad and hope for the best.

It shouldn’t happen to any of us but it can and does.  Sometimes you have to take the bad and hope for the best. So I decided that I was going to go to Prince William Park and take our Parsons Jack Russel for some R&R. I had two cameras with me; a Fuji XE1 ...

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PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENT GALLERY – ST. PATRICK’S DAY STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Welcome to the streets It was cold, windy, cloudy and we even saw a few snow flurries, but the workshop participants barreled forward to get great images of the St. Patrick's day celebration in Old Town Alexandria.  I know.  St. Patrick's day is on the March 17th. Go figure. But the day was wonderful for ...

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Sometimes You Just Have To Read About New Technology

I came across this web site and the Iphone products they offer and was struck by the need to know hammer.  So I spent some late hour on Saturday evening reading about Draw/tiff.  That's right.  It is sort of raw but sort of tiff and comes from jpeg and produces a better Iphone image in ...

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Many years gone by – Finally a camera system I love

Because I worked for Nikon for a great number of years a lot of people think I still shoot with Nikon.  Nikon like Canon and several others make great Dslr cameras, and there are a lot of them but they do not fit my shooting style or my personal needs.  They are heavy, big, as ...