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Camera settings for photographing lightning

May 24, 2016 Comments Off on Camera settings for photographing lightning by

First thing  to understand is that going out into a storm to photograph any part of it can be dangerous. Lightning is particularly dangerous. It has not set pattern nor does it care if you are what you think is a save distance away. With that said let’s get to the actual techniques. Notice I […]

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Sites being reworked

Mar 13, 2016 Comments Off on Sites being reworked by

A couple of days ago marked the 6th year since MJ died. The magazine and studio 1 non profit were something she wanted me to finish. She knew very little about the non profit but she was quite aware of the magazine. I have taken a couple of days this weekend to focus on what […]

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Alien in the Arizona Desert

Jan 26, 2016 Comments Off on Alien in the Arizona Desert by

This image is a composite image of a rock formation that is huge, a night sky and a photo of the moon. I have driven past this area in northern Arizona many times in my travels. It is on the Navajo reservation. The highway is very busy with very few areas to pull off and […]

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Long Nighttime exposures

Aug 07, 2015 Comments Off on Long Nighttime exposures by

I am including in this article a short bit of information concerning shooting long nighttime images. This will include shots of a local park well after dark in Colorado. The images were shot using a Nikon D700, a couple of different lenses, a good tripod when I used one and a Nikon cable release. I […]

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Backbutton focusing and presetting camera

Mar 23, 2015 Comments Off on Backbutton focusing and presetting camera by

One of the best techniques for capturing unexpected events is to preset your camera. I preset mine all the time. I also code my cameras for every shoot. That helps with the tracking of the images when they get all mixed up on sites and on the computer. It also helps with proving ownership of […]

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