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Sep.10.2009
Seconds turned into days turned into weeks- I haven't blogged for almost a month- crazy. The past month I shot a few assignments (built an on-location studio for a company in the North Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, capturing 40 food & wine displays), taught an exposure course with a book...
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Apr.06.2009
Recently, I wanted to upgrade my 8 megapixel point-&-shoot, a Sony Cybershot which I loved (it had a large touch screen and was very compact, especially amazing since it originally came out in 2005).  But when I saw Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX150, 14.7 megapixel compact camera about the same size...
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Mar.17.2009
Hello everyone! Just wanted to spread the word about how well my book is doing, and to thank you all for the wonderful support through your purchases, attending a book signing, and the great reviews! MEDIA COVERAGE & AMAZON: The book was ranked at its highest today on Amazon (#9,068, up from #...
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Mar.17.2009
Check out some of my photographs in the current issues of a number of publications: National Geographic Traveler's March 2009 issue ran one small image on page 88 for an article entitled "Good As Gold", originally captured in Downieville, California. And in Via magazine's March/ April...
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Mar.17.2009
On Monday, February 23rd, had the pleasure of being on The View From the Bay - a wonderful afternoon San Francisco Bay Area show on KGO-TV Channel 7, hosted by Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang. We did a five-minute segment on taking family photos like a pro - it went very well and was a blast to...
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Mar.17.2009
A few fun february facts, images to check out, and items to think about in the photo world. By the way, here's a fun image of the Na Pali coast in Kauai, I captured from a helicopter a few years ago while on assignment. A piece of news I got from Calypso Imaging's newsletter (a great printer in...
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Mar.17.2009
I'm starting a "Photo of the Week" section of my blog, to display an image, describe how I shot it, and what my thought process start to finish - here's my first:   USA: Nevada: Clark County: Las Vegas: Visitors watch the amazing Bellagio water show at night along Las Vegas...
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Mar.17.2009
Wanted to update everyone on all the happenings around the release of my new book, The BetterPhoto Guide to Exposure (out in bookstores around the world). Lots of fun highlights, but anyone who's a working photographer knows, we love talking a good game, but our job is not nearly glamorous. It's...
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Mar.17.2009
Here's a link to my book on Amazon.com - it's out January 6th, 2009, and sellin' like hot cakes. If you want to learn all about photographic exposure, which includes many aspects of photography that will help you improve your skills, pre-order it today. It's less than $20 and with over 225 pages...
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Mar.17.2009
I finally landed my copy of Adobe's Master Collection which launched in late September, and I can't wait to get started! Yahooie. I'm mainly looking forward to using all the new jammin' functions in Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2.1 (Lightroom doesn't come with Master Collection), but Adobe Creative...