Category Archives: Technique

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Clocks

For this image, taken to show form, I used some clocks my dad made. This is more of a still life than a product shot (I left the glass on; were it a product shot […]

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Cheese-N-Crackers

A food texture shot. That’s a pizza stone under it – I liked the color 🙂 Simple lighting setup in a classic 1-light configuration, with a reflector to fill in shadows (somewhat – we still […]

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Hollywood Glam

It’s interesting that when one first embarks on a journey is when one is most free to experiment. The less experience, it seems, leads often to focus, to risk taking, to experimentation. Harkening back to […]

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I Faked It!

I loved this pose by Jyothi, which was shot in studio. The thought had crossed my mind that it would look great in a water setting. I had been anxious to try a composite with […]

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Gadgets

Photography is known to be gadget-rich. Lots of stuff. There’s even a term for it – GAS – as in Gear Acquisition Syndrome. When you light, as is my preference, GAS seems to proceed exponentially. […]

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Outdoor Portrait Using HiSync

One of the challenges when using strobe outdoors is obtaining wide aperture to get a shallow depth of field. Why use strobe outside in the first place? There are a variety of reasons, although the […]

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Router Magic

Sometimes less is more. The Bosch 1617 is a classic. It does not have variable speed. It is not a plunge router. Yet it works. Well. Feels good in the hand. And I love those […]

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You Gotta Have Shoes

At least that’s what someone told me once, in reference to having lots of them. I suppose so … I’m personally partial to Nike (I pronate and the LunarGlides are my running shoe of choice). […]

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The Seam in Seamless

Slowed a little bit by my recovery, it’s taken a while to get back into the swing of things photographically speaking. I needed some full length images (of myself) for social media purposes. Having recently […]

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The Print

There’s nothing like holding a photograph, or viewing one printed on paper. That’s the way it was always meant to be. Although I don’t do – nor like – “analog” photography (film and silver gelatin […]

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