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A Little Organization

I have never been a really good furniture buyer. my home is full of mismatched furniture, some of it hand-me-down or second-hand, some of it was new, but they all lacked a bit of cohesion. it’s something I’m slowly working on. my friend over at swalrus.org is moving and had a set of Ikea Pax […]

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Steel Wool Spinning

I have always been interested in long exposures. there is a certain appeal to getting the shot just right and having to really plan ahead and make sure you get everything looking how you want it to. I think for most people, it starts with the simplest thing: a flashlight.

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Milestones – DD and Jason

I am so excited that my second photographer DD got married recently! I got to hang out with the bride on her big day and was so happy to be a part of it. their wedding was at a gorgeous venue in Orange, Virginia. I have known DD for around a decade now, and she […]

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My Introduction to an ND Filter

The Neutral Density (ND) filter was something I’d always heard about but didn’t really understand why I would need one considering software can apply filters in post-processing. It wasn’t until a recent trip to Hawaii which I really put the ND filter to use. I did some research and realized if I wanted those soft […]

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Spider Holster: Field Testing

my initial review of the spider holster was very promising for the recent wedding season. The current setup is a 5D3 with a 24-70mm f/2.8 L and a 5D2 with a 70-200mm IS f/2.8 L, this is coupled with a 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye and a 100mm f/2.8 Macro and a pair of speedlights to match. […]

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Sorry Frank

Found a couple weeks ago: I will be getting married on october 19th , I need someone for four hours from 4pm to 8pm to take pictures, I can pay you 100 dollars plus dinner and transportation, please call me @ 1-302-xxx-xxxx ask for frank, thanks. Hopefully this person gets some responses from photographers with […]

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Great Advice

it’s hard to come by good advice, but you you find it, share it. This is one of the best summaries of good advice I’ve read in a long time.

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CL Post: The Next Day Wedding

When booking any vendor for an event, you will inevitably come to the point where you have to decide on how much time you need that vendor. this is very true for weddings and all the vendors you need: caterer, band, dj, the ceremony venue, the reception venue, limo service, and my favorite topic, the […]

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Spider Holster 2-Year Review

As you may already know, I’ve been using the Spider Holster for about 2 years now. it is a very well made product that gives you peace of mind when using it. You can read my first impressions here. So there are people who do not like the spider holster. I think this one blog […]

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My Introduction to Bokeh

I’ve been interested in this photography technique for a while, but didn’t set aside the time I needed to get acquainted with it until recently. the holiday obviously brings out plenty of christmas lights and other great bokeh candidates. I didn’t have a chance to combine portrait photography with bokeh, but I suspect I’ll be […]

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