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What A Year

December 5, 2012

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After nearly 14 months away from this blog, I am digging it back up. So much has changed for me as a photographer in the last year. My trusty D5000 has been damaged, but not destroyed. I repaired it with cheap ebay parts, but it’s not the camera it used to be. That being said, […]

Back In The Groove or Second Best Can Be A Winner

October 3, 2011

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Its’ been a while since my last post.  This is partly due to a lack of motivation and a lack of anything interesting to post.  I’ve been doing a lot of studying and not much posting.  Anyway, my faithful D5000 has gotten a well deserved rest and this past weekend, it was game on.  I […]

Where Frogs Fear To Tread

July 31, 2011

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On a recent trip to the International Water Lily Collection in San Angelo, I was able to grab some really great shots.  Unfortunately, in their quest to inform the public on the names of the different waterlilies, there are name tags on little poles all over the place.  This makes for some very difficult photo […]

Quest for “Real” HDR Continued

July 22, 2011

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After a great comment by @hdrtist on my last version of the “Stormy Sunflower“, I went back to the drawing board.  Since the original shot was cropped so tightly, I had to change things up a bit.  I kept the sunflower as it was and concentrated on the background.  I tried to manipulate the stormy […]

Ransom Canyon Revisited

July 16, 2011

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I went back to Ransom Canyon yesterday to do some scouting for some Golden Hour and Blue Hours shots today.  I ended up staying for a while and taking some bracketed long exposure photos.  Here is the first one that I have worked on today.  Starting to see that I need a remote timer to […]

First try at a “Real” HDR

July 15, 2011

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After reading the “HDR Best Practices Guide” by Brian Matiash I am attempting to refine my HDR work.  As a newbie, I was fascinated by the ultra-halos and psychedelic colors, but I now see the artful qualities that can be had with some restrain and vision.  Here is my first “Refined HDR.”   It is the […]

Architectural Vegas

June 27, 2011

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Love the architecture of the Aria.  Here’s a full frontal view. Posted from WordPress for Android