Archive: September, 2011

When I’m testing new lenses or funky old cameras or lighting, I often take test shots of whomever’s handy. Since it’s just a test shot, I can mercifully excuse myself from caring whether or not the result is “good” or “interesting” or “anything other than garbage.” But secretly I am hoping that it turns into […]

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Nothing particularly remarkable about this beach photo: … except that it was taken after midnight. Those little white specks are stars. The moon was full and it’s a long exposure, but not as long as you might think – about 8 seconds. It’s a more or less remote spot on Lake Michigan, remote enough that […]

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More pictures from our April 2011 AIGA Open Studio Tour. So as I was saying last week, I’m somewhat obsessed these days with comparing digital capture to film. It’s not so much the difference in the technical “surface” of the image in terms of contrast, grain, resolution – though that’s interesting also – but rather […]

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While hosting an AIGA Open Studio Tour back in April of this year, I promised free portraits. Mostly it was just a good excuse to have a party and show off our space a little bit, but we did make some pictures, and I like some of them pretty much. I shot digital as well […]

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