Monthly Archives: July 2011

Beach tip, keeping your DSLR safe

Camera-flauge. This is a great/cheap way to keep your DSLR safe and clean while at the beach. It keeps out most moisture, sand, heat, and it doesn’t draw attention like a nice camera bag does. Toss in your keys, wallet, … Continue reading

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THERE she is… Miss America

As I mentioned earlier, I have been assisting as a second shooter at work. A few weeks ago the current Miss America stopped by for the Let’s Read, Let’s Move event, and I ended up being her primary photographer while … Continue reading

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Deep Throat Garage

When I found that abandoned missile silo, I spent three days researching Cold War History. So then I decided to seek out other cool and subversive local historical spots that aren’t polished to a high sheen and behind glass. So … Continue reading

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Shooting Spike

Over the past few weeks I’ve been getting some experience shooting public events as a backup at the Dept of Education. Nothing serious, just getting a feel for getting the important handshakes, some candid shots, and other PR needs. I’ll … Continue reading

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Some maintenance

I’m working on getting the URL masking fixed, so most of these links won’t work for another day or so, but I have a ton of stuff to show you, so follow my twitter feed, or RSS or just keep … Continue reading

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Timelapse photo used on DCist

Shutter: 10 seconds, Aperture: f/16.0, ISO:100, 15mm Fisheye lens I took this photo walking back from the tennis match. Paul and I had our cameras, and nowhere special to be so we both stopped and took some long exposures as … Continue reading

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Shooting a Pro Tennis Game

Shutter: 1/1000 Aperture: f/2.8, Focal Length: 200 mm, ISO: 400 Wanting to add to my repertoire, I recently took an opportunity to shoot a pro sports game from the same space that the pro photographers shoot from. Friday I attended … Continue reading

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Amazing timelapse HDR footage of DC

District 1.5 : HDR Time-lapse from Drew Geraci on Vimeo. I’m a big fan of shooting time lapse photos and videos (I’ll have some cool Vegas footage I shot later). This was shot by Andrew Geraci, check out more info … Continue reading

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Monster Truck shooting tips

Shutter: 1/125, Aperture: f/5.6, ISO: 400 This weekend I shot my second Monster Jam, this time at the M&T Bank (Ravens) Stadium in Baltimore. For the most part I was confined to shooting from the windowed press box but even … Continue reading

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Playground photo tips

Shutter: 1/500, Aperture: f/1.4 ISO: 100 My son is almost four and he loves playgrounds. He also loves not posing for photos, so I’ve been learning the best way to get some great candids of him is in his preferred … Continue reading

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Firework photos

Shutter: 6 seconds (on bulb mode, with a remote), Aperture: f/8.0, ISO: 100 I tried my hand at some fireworks tricks on Saturday. I added the basic settings and a link to a great tutorial on shooting fireworks to our … Continue reading

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