Checklist for the upcoming Supermoon celestial event on Sunday: 1. Tripod 2. Shoot the moon with another object in the foreground. Ever wonder why the sun / moon appears larger on the horizon than when in the sky? Well, it’s not! 3. Bracket your photos a bit (1/200, 1/400, 1/800, etc) 4. Telephoto lens (duh) […]
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). […]
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.
So on a recent trip to Cartagena, Colombia I was fortunate enough to play paparazzi for my lovely hosts Mary and Tephy. While visiting the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas (Castle named after King Philip of Spain, where a few scenes from Romancing the Stone allegedly took place), I wanted to knock out two birds […]
Thank you iPhone for providing me with job security. Please continue to manufacture camera phones with more and more megapixels! Recently, while documenting a Mardi Gras-themed gala, I stumbled upon the amazing backdrop below (busy, I know, but have you ever been to Bourbon Street?). Dozens of attendees photographed this elaborate scene with their […]