Saturday, January 23, 2021

Buskers of NYC Kickstarter Project

"The word "busk" comes from the Spanish root word "buscar", meaning "to seek" – buskers are literally seeking fame and fortune. The term "busking"...

The Tao of Personal Work

Personal projects are important. I’ve heard many working photographers talk about how they landed jobs on their personal work and not on their portfolio....

Portfolio Review Update

It is now two weeks before I leave for New York for the portfolio review. As you can see by the lack of blog...

Day of Remembrance

Living in downtown NYC right next the the World Trade Center site definitely has it's pluses and minuses. During the day it is tourist...

CreativeLIVE: Lighten Up and Shoot

I’ve spent the better part of the weekend watching a CreativeLIVE workshop streamed live on the internet. This workshop was done by Mikey and...

A Case for Think Tank Photo

How many camera bags does one person need? The answer for me has always been one per camera kit. I bought a camera bag when...

Tilt-Shift Fun

I recently had the opportunity to do a short lens swap with a fellow Canon owner. He got my EF L 17-40mm lens and...

Available Light Mode

I’m not talking about a setting on the camera (although that could be cool), I’m talking about a setting in my brain. My background is...

Trouble Focusing

I'm not talking about a mental thing here, though since it's been over 3 months since my last post, I may need to talk...

Finding My Focus

So you want to be a photographer. Great. What do you want to photograph? Most photographers whom I’ve talked to that have gone to portfolio...