Sultana: A couple of images from a shoot last week… I was captivated by the saris, the bangles and the lighting. We stopped shooting once twilight hit. Not because of the darkness (I had plenty of strobes handy), but because my fingers (and her face) were starting to freeze as the temperatures plummeted into the […]
Hoodie: The other day I arrived at a photo shoot with bit of time to spare. On the way to the studio my myopic eye spotted this gem in the corner of the parking lot. It reminded me of one I shot in Cuba a few years back – (click here – middle row, left photo). […]
Coup d’etat: Snapshots taken during the 2006 Nepal coup d’etat – Months earlier the King had sacked the government. Martial law had been declared, the borders were closed, curfews were in effect, all flights (internal and external) had been cancelled, Maoists were infesting the countryside, supply lines were thinning out, increasing masses of people were […]
Revolution! Members of Havanna’s Communist Youth League rally at the Plaza de la Revolucion.
I like to think of my gear as tools in a toolbox, each has an intended purpose, however it is possible to use some items beyond their intended functionality.
Initial thoughts on the Kick as a lighting solution for iPhone photography. Quantum leap for professionals or the next Mr. Microphone?
Click on the link below for a great photo and video comparison between Canon’s 5D mark iii and 6D cameras. Aside from low-light focus (which is quite a significant variable), it appears as though the 5D3 has the edge over the 6d. Burst rate, anti-aliasing, moire, noise at low to mid-range ISO, etc all favor […]
Histograms and a quick remedy for highlights.
The power of lighting – So I wanted to try out my new lens and umbrella. Photographed in broad daylight at my friend’s Kali studio, we can see how strobes can be used to easily overpower the sun (note window in background, and lack thereof). The window remained open and sunlight flooded the room throughout the […]