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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…