What Are Your Top 3 Favorite & Most Useful Lenses?

I am part of a few Photography groups over on LinkedIn and Joakim Lloyd Raboff recently asked, “[What are] your three favorite and most useful lenses?” in the Photography Industry Professionals group.  There was some good discussion on the topic, so I thought I’d share the results, provide my input, and ask you what your […]

Categorized: Gear

My Top 10 Photos from 2009

Following my previous post, Hit Me With Your Best Shot, and contributing to Jim Goldstein’s 3rd annual Blog Project: Your Best Shots of 2009, I have narrowed down what I think are my 10 best shots from 2009.  Enjoy! You can check out all of my 2009 favorites on Flickr.  Picks from 2008 can be […]

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What photographer(s) has inspired you to be a better Photographer?

Ron Reeves recently posted this exact question in the Photography Industry Professionals group on LinkedIn and received a very impressive response.  It goes to show how many talented photographers are/were out there. So, to kick off the new year, here is a list of inspirational photographers, some of which might be new names, some of […]

Categorized: Photography

Dawn of Another Day

Description:  Captured at sunrise over Haleakala in Maui, this photograph is a bit different than my usual style.  For this image, I put my camera on manual focus, and purposefully set everything out of focus.  My intention was to make the image feel as if the viewer were just waking up and opening their eyes on […]

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Bent – BW$P

Meet Bent. I was heading back to the parking lot with a friend from the downtown area when I bumped into Bent asking for money to help him out.  I stopped and explained my BW&P Project to him and he quickly agreed.  As I took out my camera, he tried haggling for $2.  I kindly […]

Categorized: Projects

Where Did The Year Go? – 2009 In Review

It’s already that time of the year again…the end of it.  It’s amazing how quickly time flies by.  I remember when I was younger, someone once told me, “When you are young, your years seem to last longer and you can’t wait to grow up.  As you get older, your years fly by and you […]

Categorized: Blog News & Alerts

Get EXIF Stats on Your Flickr Photos

I just came across an interesting tool I wanted to share.  This online tool analyzes your Flickr photo’s EXIF data by providing your Flickr user name.  After a few minutes, it returns your overall Aperture usage, Focal Length usage, ISO usage, as well as a few other stats.  If you have a large Flickr stream, […]

Categorized: Photography

Custom 404 Page on Windows Shared Hosting

I recently had to setup a new WordPress blog for work and when it came time to setting up the 404 page, I had the hardest time finding answers for what I was trying to do. So, I thought I would post my solution so it’s out there and ideally save someone hours of wasted […]

Categorized: How Tos & Know Hows

An Attempt At Stock Photography

A few months back, I become a beta tester for a new stock photography agency, with a twist, FocalPop.  FocalPop aims to provide a custom online photography marketplace. We help photo seekers get the exact shot that they want without having to dig through thousands of images or spend a large amount of time and money […]

Categorized: Events & Gigs

Facebook Privacy – Use List, Save Yourself A Headache

All the talk the past few days has been about Facebook’s privacy update.  Well, I have news for all 500 million Facebook users, if you haven’t been using Friend Lists to control privacy before, you better start now! In Facebook, even before the new privacy policy took place, all users were able to create list […]

Categorized: The Social Web

Machu Picchu – Plate I

Description:  I FINALLY made it to my Machu Picchu pictures!  It took me two years, but hey, I did it! In order to make it up to this magnificent view by sunrise, I woke up at 4am, along with two fellow travelers.  We were out the door at 4:30am and RAN up the steep steps […]

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The Solo Journey

Description:  Sometimes, the journey is best taken alone. Location: Lares Trek, Peruvian Andean Mountains, Peru Date Taken: July 23, 2007 Camera: Canon 20D Exposure: 1/100 second Aperture: f/16 Focal Length: 28 mm ISO: 100

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