Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hand-held Self-portraits and a DIY Speedlight Grid

I’ve been eyeballing grid spots for my speedlights now for a few months.  Little guys don’t cost much, but I like the Honl product and they’re not sold anywhere in San Diego.  There is this thing called “Internet Tubes,” but … Continue reading

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There’s dark, and then there’s DARK

I heart photography, and can’t wait for my cute stickers attesting to this fact to arrive in the mail, so I can start plastering them all over my universe (lockers, my laptop, the corner of my car’s window, etc.).  Okay, … Continue reading

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The Flash Bus Tour – San Diego edition

Well, like I said, $99 for Joe McNally (who I think is referring to himself as “Numnuts) and David Hobby from 10 am till about 5:30 pm is not too shabby of a deal.  For those of you who don’t … Continue reading

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Joe McNally and David Hobby?

I’ve been excited since I first read about the Flash Bus Tour (http://www.theflashbus.com/) on Strobist.com, but now I’m about 3 days away from an all day workshop with these two speedlight mega-champions, and so I gotta admit…..I’m pumped. I still … Continue reading

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A Caught Moment

Getting good images of young ones is no easy assignment.  They are constantly in motion, and though some will slow down and ham it up for the camera, my little guy here is totally oblivious of my intentions and as … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday…San Diego Style

Headed down to the Gaslamp District last night to check out the opening of our fair city’s Mardi Gras festival.  So did a few thousand other people.  I shot all night with my 50mm 1.4 without flash, ISO’s varying from … Continue reading

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Learning Through Doing

I recently shot an engagement shoot downtown in the Gaslamp District (San Diego, CA for my international readers) for 2 young, photogenic lovebirds.  We didn’t know each other at all before meeting at a local coffee shop, but I had … Continue reading

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