Author Archives: Kevin

When the Light is not quite what you want

Friday evening, as Hurricane Irene thrashed the coast of Florida, the weather in New England was clear and the warm glow of the setting sun raked across the land.  I went a short distance down the road to photograph the river.   But, to my … Continue reading

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Park Wildflower Project

Working at an office park, anyone with an inclination towards the outdoors world … simply has to get out of the office and walk.  In this course, I discovered that numerous wildflowers grow around the periphery of the park.  Being … Continue reading

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CreativeLive.com

If you have not yet heard of CreativeLive, you are really missing out! Free training on a wide variety of subjects: studio portraiture, food photography, wedding photography, film-making with DSLR, Photoshop, Lightroom, Final Cut Pro, making eBooks.   Great instructors such … Continue reading

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Equine photography

A fun and eye-opening day today photographing horses with Lisa Cueman and David Middleton.  With a forecast for rain, we headed out to visit the horses early in the day.  (David’s wife, Claire, responded that sometimes in rare momemnts,  David does something smart.) First, … Continue reading

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Infinite storage for photos and video

Maybe you are running out of storage space on your computer … because of video or fat megapixel photos.  Or maybe you need to backup your files, for safety (in case your computer storage drive should die).  You might save … Continue reading

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St.Patricks Day Parade in Southie

From California to Georgia, there are a dozen notable St.Patrick’s Day parades that are staged annually in the United States.  But the mac daddy of them all occurs in South Boston.  In 1737 the Irish Society of Boston hosted the … Continue reading

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Custom PhotoBook

My most recent book was created with Photobook.  Photobook has several branches all over the world; I used Photobook America, located in Toronto.  Time to print with Photobook was significantly longer than past experience with Blurb and MPIX.  Perhaps related to … Continue reading

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Essential Guide to Memory Cards

Not all cards are created equal. … The write speed can affect how fast your camera can save an image to the card. Continue reading

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Trees @ Mt.Auburn

When you get the urge to make some outdoor photographs, do you have places that you return to repeatedly?  Would one of those places be a cemetary?   Likely not.  But, Mt.Auburn cemetary (in Cambridge Massachusetts) hosts a marvelous array of flowering … Continue reading

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CameraPhone vs DSLR

It has been reported that more than 60% of American consumers have a mobile phone that includes a camera.  Many professional photographers use camera phones as a convenient alternative to their normal bulky pro cameras.  Here is a quick comparison … Continue reading

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