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High contrast at Lone Pine Lake

We hiked to this lake above the Alabama Hills a couple of weekends ago, and even though it was mid-afternoon in high elevation and sharp sun, I nabbed some lake shots. I don’t like the way the clouds look, I … Continue reading

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Skyscapes

I don’t know much about shooting the sky (though I did recently just learn about night shots) but I took these a couple weekends ago in/near Alabama Hills, California. Shot using a Nikon D3S with a Nikkor 28-300 & a … Continue reading

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Why I love this photo -or- subjectivity in photographs

This photograph isn’t great. It’s one of those things where any other photographer will look at it and go “Meh. It’s teh blurriez.” But I took this photo, drunk as a skunk in the desert in the Alabama Hills off … Continue reading

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Off the 395

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Getting creative with a fisheye & Know your plants!

I don’t own a fisheye but I have access to one. I took it with me up the 2 hwy this weekend after my tidepool disaster on a hike in the middle of the day. The stark landscape under the noon … Continue reading

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A terrible lesson in (S)hutter setting

If you’ve been following my [relatively slow] progress, you know that my friend Josh gave me some good advice when he told me to shoot in Aperture mode to get used to how I wanted the focus in my composition to … Continue reading

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I’m getting a lot better at framing people.

I went to a wedding last weekend, (I wasn’t the photographer for the wedding, just attending as a friend) and brought my camera along. I knew the photographer so the first thing I did was ask if it was okay … Continue reading

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Begin One Way

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