Posted April, 2009

  • Dear White House….

    Apr 30th, 2009  |  125 Comments

    OK, so yesterday I heard from a friend that it was reported that the government spent an estimated $360,000 for that “Photo Op” debacle which had the President’s 747 flying low over New York City (good plan!), escorted by a fighter jet (luckily the President wasn’t on board). I heard what they wanted was aContinue…

  • I Really Need Your Input

    Apr 30th, 2009  |  317 Comments

    Hi gang: Next week I’ll be wrapping up writing Volume 3 of my book, “The Digital Photography Book,” and while I still have the chance I wanted to ask you if there were any particular topics, subjects, or techniques you wanted me to cover in this new book. Now, before you get involved, there areContinue…

  • It’s “Guest Blog Wednesday” featuring Matt Bailey!

    Apr 29th, 2009  |  18 Comments

    Photographers Using Video on the Web I’m a still photographer. I have spent roughly 25 years studying lighting techniques, obsessing over the best equipment, perfecting my darkroom prowess, and then starting over with Photoshop. Video is a very different animal; one that intimidates and frightens me. Recognizing what I’m good at and leaving the restContinue…

  • Tuesday News Stuff

    Apr 28th, 2009  |  43 Comments

    Hi gang. Here’s what’s up: Shooting the Sun & Fun Fly-in Last Friday my buddy, and co-workshop instructor, Bill Fortney hooked me up with media credentials to shoot one of the largest aviation events in the nation, the Sun & Fun Fly-in, in Lakeland, Florida. I was pretty psyched because that afternoon they had anContinue…

  • Tomorrow’s Special Guest Blogger is….

    Apr 28th, 2009  |  1 Comments

    ….someone from inside the photography industry itself; the co-founder of liveBooks, photographer Matt Bailey. Now, this is probably the first time I’ve had an industry vendor as a guest blogger, but I was contacted by a reader of this blog who suggested having Matt as a guest, and in particular to have him talk aboutContinue…

  • Update on “The Springs of Hope, Kenya” Orphange

    Apr 27th, 2009  |  25 Comments

    I got an update from Molly Bail (my friend of many years and the woman behind Springs of Hope, Kenya), on the progress in completing the Orphanage that so many of you have helped support through your generous donations, and I’ve got lots of great news to report today: First, the roof is completely done,Continue…

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