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Some thoughts on augmented reality

It’s Saturday morning; the temperature finally fell enough that we could shut down the air conditioners and open the windows overnight, and I awoke early to the sound…

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Saturday Light – The Fourth Wall headshots

A brief Saturday Light post this week, highlighting the promotional shoot I did with the New Vintage Ensemble for their upcoming production of “The Fourth Wall,” which opens…

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Simple Clicks – iris in color vs black & white

A short carry-over from my previous post on photographing iris blossoms with my old Takumar manual lens; when I started working through them in post, I made copies…

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Iris macros

I’m not much of a flower guy, when it comes to photography.  It’s a popular subject for many, and there’s certainly a beauty in it, but it just…

[Model group shot - all the famous actors at the bar together with Aaron.]

Saturday Light – Pagitica magazine shoot, Part 2

This is a continuation of the previous post, on my photo shoot for Pagitica magazine. This was our first shot of the day, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald…

[Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald entering the coffee shop, used in publication.]

Saturday Light – Pagitica magazine shoot, Part 1

[Photographer’s note: the photoshoot this two-part series is about was done in January 2015 for Pagitica, a local magazine startup.  Unfortunately, as is so common with emerging publications,…

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Another season with John the Heron

My season is once again well underway, that mix of kayaking and photography that is uniquely my own, and despite a late start this year I’m making up…

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Simple Clicks – Common Yellowthroat

Among the spring warblers, I always consider the Common Yellowthroat to be a special capture.  Despite the implication of its name, in my experience the Common Yellowthroat is…

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American Crow

Meet the American Crow, smaller cousin of the Raven and one of the most common – and probably most misunderstood – birds that people are familiar with.  You’ve…

How to fix Rawtherapee after adding HaldCLUT

Just a few quick words regarding an issue I encountered with RawTherapee recently and struggled to solve, where RawTherapee would not launch. For my move to Linux Ubuntu, I’m…

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Simple Clicks – sunset at Fords

Sunset at Fords Pond always involves the tree.  In part, because the tree is generally to the west, or westerly, and so becomes a natural focal point.  But…

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On photographing wolves – part 2

Continued from: On Photographing Wolves – part 1 There are three species of wolves at the Lakota Wolf Preserve: two packs of Timber wolves, and one each of…