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Fountain in the downtown park in Honesdale, PA, on the afternoon of 15 July 2012.

Messin’ around in Photoshop

It’s been hot and I haven’t been out shooting images the way I should be.  Which means I’ve been bored, so to compensate I’ve been messing around in…

Panorama of Little Rocky Glen on the morning of 24 May 2012.

Some thoughts on perspectives

It occurs to me that I may have been geeking out on too much gear lately.  New cameras, new lenses, old lenses – it’s all fun, but it’s…

Takumar 50mm f/4 Macro lens with Fotodiox M42 to m4:3 adapter

First shots with MF lenses on m4:3

Ever since I first started learning about the m4:3 system, I’ve been hearing how easy it is to adapt virtually any range of existing DSLR lenses to work…


Lens Rentals

This past trip was my first foray into the world of lens rentals. Up until this point, I’d never really considered it, although I’m not sure why. I…

Macro images of an orchid taken in the studio on 17 March 2012.

Explorations in Macro, Pt. 2

Spent part of the weekend playing around with this whole macro thing some more and have finally started to straighten out some of the workflow and technique. It’s…


Explorations in Macro, Pt. 1

DST came into effect on Sunday, which is a breath of spring. The light now lasts into the evening hours, the first buds are appearing on the trees,…

Now Don't Raise A Stink!

Don’t Bug Me

As I’ve said before, I don’t have all the fancy bells and whistles when it comes to photo equipment. I make do with what I have, as most…

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How I Process Panoramas

In my last post, I discussed how I shoot images for a panorama. This time, I’ll walk you through my post-production process for making a final, composited image….

Panorama of sunrise at Bullhead Bay, Lackawanna State Park, on the morning of 22 January

How I Shoot Panoramas

I got a request from one of my readers to talk about how I shoot panoramas. I am always thrilled to get feedback from you guys, including requests….


6 Tips for Thanksgiving Photos

Turkey Day is fast approaching – well, at least here in the US where we indulge in this shameless tribute to gluttony. For many of us, this is…


Saturday Light – Kristen & Lauren

As I mentioned in my last post, I spent most of this past weekend behind a camera. It was great! Whereas I started photography afraid to work with…

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Snowfall Panoramas

Catching up after a busy weekend, spent almost all of it behind the camera, which was just awesome. But before I jump into the new stuff, I wanted…