Monthly Archives: April 2011

We’ll be watching you (?)

I snapped this pic at the Shady Grove Metro station. The camera within in a tube seemed modern, but the level of dust and grime made it appear old, and potentially neglected. Seeing technology covered in the detritus of time … Continue reading

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Gear for shooting the Royal Wedding

I saw this over on Reddit. Here is the gear two Reuters photographers are carrying to cover the Royal Wedding earlier today. Reuters Article

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Meeting the Baby

I got a lot of photos of my son meeting his baby cousin for the first time yesterday, however I love the story this one tells without showing the baby at all. The viewer wants to strain to see what’s … Continue reading

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The Daily Shoot

Are you participating in a photo of the day (or weekly) project? There are no prizes for the best or guilt trips for missing a day here and there, but by forcing yourself to take (and then limit) yourself to … Continue reading

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Cinemagraphs

I saw these Cinemagraphs on the blog From Me To You. Photographer Jamie Beck and motion artist Kevin Burg collaborate to bring these photos to life. It seems like such a simple concept, but the execution is so beautiful. This … Continue reading

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The Big Hunt

Here is my 113/365 – The Big Hunt Happy Easter! I used my 15mm Fisheye to get this low angle shot. We got lucky that the rain yesterday made the grass particularly lush, and the sky was just right.

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Follow-up: Chris La Putt

Two weekends ago I went up to NYC to shoot the Kaiju Big Battel. Filming video and taking stills the whole time, I didn’t turn to the manual settings and stayed in auto most of the shoot. I was happy … Continue reading

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Some portraits from campus

Last Friday I told you I was walking around a local college campus taking stock photos of students in an academic environment to add to our photo library. These photos will be used in our publications in the future. It … Continue reading

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Digital hope for old film cameras

Digital Film Concept Could Resurrect Dead Film Cameras I spied this Wired article on Reddit. This is just the concept stage for now, but it would be amazing to breathe life into old film cameras with this digital “film” cartridge. … Continue reading

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Video of the Kaiju Big Battel

As you read in an earlier post, I covered the Kaiju Big Battel last weekend in NYC. Now you can watch the video, above. Prepare to have your face melted off. (visit YouTube to watch it in HD) Click below … Continue reading

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30 Best Photo Apps for iPhone

I love my iPhone apps for adding a little kick to my photos from my iPhone camera, or doing some cropping on the fly. TheNextWeb.com has a rundown of the 30 Best Photo Apps for iPhone. They didn’t mention Instagram, … Continue reading

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107 Solitude – 365 Project

107/365 Solitude I took this photo while we walked around Georgetown taking portraits and candid shots of college students in a collegiate environment for our stock photo library. I really liked how the beams and shadows sliced through the frame. … Continue reading

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Big shoot tomorrow – outdoor portraits

Tomorrow is a big day for me, I’m leaving the office to go shoot “stock photos” of college students at a local university. I’m pretty comfortable shooting individuals or groups when it’s for work. I still get a little anxious … Continue reading

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Huge NYC skyline you can print

I just stitched together a panoramic NYC skyline that I shot from my trip to Top of the Rock. Click on the image above to see a larger version, or if you want, download this PDF which splits up a … Continue reading

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Time-lapse cubicle

I have to pack up my cubicle and move to another floor in my office. I’ve accumulated a lot of stuff over the years. I took a photo every 5 minutes or so for a cool timelapse animation, but I … Continue reading

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Kaiju Big Battel!

I was up in NYC to shoot the Kaiju Big Battel this past weekend. If you’re unfamiliar, it’s an amazing live event. Consisting of a wildly choreographed wrestling match between outrageous Japanese style monsters. I could explain it like live … Continue reading

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Shooting the sky line in NYC

As I mentioned earlier, I was pretty excited about heading up to New York City this past weekend to cover the Kaiju Big Battel in Times Square. Before the show, I took my fellow DC photog friend Nasser walking around … Continue reading

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Going to NYC

I’m covering the Kaiju Big Battel tomorrow night at BB Kings Blues Club near Times Square (you should totally come) so I’m heading up to NYC tonight to walk around and get some shooting done. It’s supposed to be 60° … Continue reading

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Look behind you

Every evening when I head back to my car, I usually get a view of a stunning sunset. Many of these are in my 365Project gallery. But just a few weeks ago, the sun was hitting the support beams of … Continue reading

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What are your most difficult shots?

I’d love to hear what your biggest challenge is right now. I need work in a lot of areas, but one I’m starting to get a grasp on are these high-speed / extreme lighting shots. The action is all over … Continue reading

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