Monthly Archive: September 2007

Sep 30

Wedding Reception Lighting

During last night’s wedding reception it was a typical lighting situation and what I expect to see when I take a photo at a wedding reception. I look for properly exposed subjects in the center with the ambient lighting being shown in the background. In the photo below, this is exactly what I look for. …

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Sep 28

Jeff and Stephanie 9-22-07

Jeff and Stephine are a great couple, I had a hoot shooting their wedding. Starting off was really quite something Steph had 2 black eyes, she looked like a football player! No Jeff didn’t do it to her (I asked the wittinesses), apparently 2 nights before she went face first at full stride into a …

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Sep 24

The Book that Started it all

  Photography Outdoors: A Field Guide for Travel & Adventure Photographers By: Art Wolfe and Mark Gardner ISBN 0898864305 / 9780898864304 / 0-89886-430-5 Publisher Mountaineers Books Now this wasn’t the first exposure I had to photography as I already had a very nice Nikon N90s but during my travels in ~1995 with Kettering Summer Field …

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Sep 24

Nikon D300 – Pre-ordered

Well I have done it, well pre-ordered 2 of them anyways. Initially I thought that I wouldn’t order it, my D200s do a great job but as with the advancement of technology electronics get better with time. The features that interest me most. Lower noise at higher ISO New focusing sensor I shoot at higher …

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Sep 23

Casualty of War

Well as you can see above, I melted an SB-800. Above are 2 of my SB-800s, a normal one of the left and the melted one on the right. During the reception last night the wedding party was having a hell of a good time and I was taking a lot of photos and a …

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Sep 20

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park

Well I finally took my first vacation of the year with two of my friends Ben and Alex. Although you’re not going to see any pictures of our camping just yet, we roughed it backpacking 5 of the 7 days. Our trip planning had us seeing the Tetons for 2 nights, Yellowstone for 4 nights, …

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