Category Archives: lighting

Gear Guide – Remote Flash Triggers

Oh, this is a very handy list !  Three nice lists actually …. Link to the guides -> Guide to Flash Triggers 1) FLASH TRIGGER GUIDE – MANUAL RADIO TRIGGERS 2) FLASH TRIGGER GUIDE – TTL & REMOTE MANUAL RADIO … Continue reading

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Bad Light

A beautiful morning Thursday in Beverly Massachusetts. I was there not to make photographs, but to get my car repaired.  By some accounts, Beverly is the birthplace of the U.S. Navy.  In recent news, it is the home of Angie Miller, … Continue reading

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Wedding (part 2)

As I did previously promise to post some images, here is the first one.  As *the* photographer, I can position myself in places other people cannot and this here is a good example.  However, I try not to stand in between the … Continue reading

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Different Light

In some parts of the world, the weather is known to change quickly and people often say: If you don’t like the weather … wait a few minutes.  With regard to outdoor photography, the same thing can often be said about … Continue reading

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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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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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Photographing a live drama performance

In the past, I have photographed drama productions using high-speed 35mm film. The results were prone to a great deal of grain and visual noise. Last week, I shot a drama production using the Canon 5D mk II DSLR and … Continue reading

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Wedding shoot

Having been making photographs for many years, most of my work has relied upon available light. However, in photographing a wedding yesterday, I employed some artificial lighting techniques. I rented a PocketWizard remote flash setup and also a better flash … Continue reading

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