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On photography while traveling

I’ve just returned from a week-long stay in Savannah, Georgia, and before I start to post photos and talk about my adventures down south, I want to start…

Olympus TG-3 Review

Some of you may recall the arrival of my Olympus TG-3 last spring.  I’d half to call it a half-impulse buy; I’d been considering adding a waterproof camera…

Early Lessons in Ubuntu & Photography

As I mentioned a week or so ago, my primary computer was down for most of March due to a failed cooling fan. While it was out for…

New Gear – Olympus TG-3

Just a quick update on the gear front, I broke down and added a new camera to the stable.  My Olympus TG-3 arrived last week and I’ve yet…

A few thoughts on radio slaves

I’m still using the Yongnuo RF-602 radio slaves that I purchased back in mid-2011.  I was still shooting with Canon gear then, so the 602s have survived not…

Eagling frustrations

The photo above appeared in my last post about my first eagling adventure of 2015.  It’s not a great photo and isn’t hardly one of my better examples…

Thoughts on computers and OS

And now for something completely different.  The image above is a screenshot from the desktop of laptop running Ubuntu, which is itself a flavor of Linux.  I say…

A few thoughts on camera bodies

There was another photographer at the magazine shoot I did this past weekend.  During some of the down time, while waiting for models to finish with hair and…

Flashes and funny cycles

I completed my first major photo shoot of the new year on Sunday, a day-long engagement with a group of incredibly talented models and stylists for a local…

Kayak Updates

Kayak season is once again over; the leaves are down, the temperatures are down with them, and we’ve already had a dusting of snow.  Pretty soon the lakes…

Gear, Gear, Gear

I’ve seen a couple of announcements on the web in the past week or so stating that the OM-D E-M5 is finally going out of production.  I don’t…

Notes on current lenses

I’ve been paying attention to which lenses I’ve been using the past couple of months, since I started shooting regularly again.  And no real surprise, it comes down…