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Cool Tips Giveaway

June 8, 2010
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HappeningsI talked with Ron Egatz of www.macgroupus.com for an hour and forty five minutes today for my interview. He was great and said it should be out in a couple of weeks. It’s always interesting to see the writers take on an interview. Years ago I did an interview for a HongKong magazine, it was […]

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Look Up

May 31, 2010
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Yesterday I spoke of buying wardrobe at Salvation Army.  Looking through images to write about today I ran into this image.  This image is one of my all time favorites.  It’s  one of my very first outdoor shoots.  I didn’t know anything about lighting outside at all.  I would just show up and have the […]

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Love A Man In Uniform

May 30, 2010
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My Mom met my Dad  in uniform…love a man in uniform today. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Buzz it up Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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More Real Estate

May 27, 2010
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“No thanks.” I said.  I can see her eyes just fine. Not really understanding what Claude was asking.  The Claude I’m referring to is Claude Jodoin.  I’m fortunate to know Claude and asked him to assist me with a shoot awhile back.  Claude is a photographer’s consultant and educator and Technical Editor for Range Finder […]

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Can I Jump In?

May 24, 2010
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Yes, please do.  You hear that on the set a bit when working with a makeup artist.  We shot this yesterday at my workshop.  I was working with Debbie Darakdjian for the first time, poor girl she didn’t know what hit her.  While jumping in I liked what I saw and asked her to take […]

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Workshop May 2010

May 23, 2010
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Another great workshop came to a close tonight.  For the second time we made a 8×8 ft canvas backdrop.  The only difference was two attendees got to take the backgrounds with them that we all made.  Wow, what a bonus.  The images show everyone working on one of the backgrounds. We stapled the #12 duck […]

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Peonies

May 20, 2010
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My peony tree is in bloom this week, the flowers are as big as saucers.  They last such a short time it’s a shame.  So once a year I can get this shot. When workshop students ask my advice what to shoot I always mention high key.  I find it so refreshing and so do […]

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Wide Angle

May 19, 2010
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I used my 16-35 wide angle lens today for a glamour shoot.  The model wanted to feature her shoes and legs.  I laid on the floor and shot straight up. I wish I could remember to use my wide angle more.  Because I shoot comp cards and head shots where you don’t want distortion I […]

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