FREE LENSES!!

In GEAR, Just For Fun, News & Stuff, Resources by David29 Comments

Well, sort of. More like FREE LENS! And you only get it for a week. But other than that: FREE LENS! Sorry, I’m a weak man when it comes to hype and gratuitous caps and exclamation marks. BorrowLenses.com has graciously agreed to give my US readers, a chance to win a free lens rental. I’ll get to the details in …

And The Winner Is…

In Just For Fun, News & Stuff by David8 Comments

A week ago I announced a giveaway for a Polaroid Pogo prnter, of which I am a now a rabid fan. 104 of you entered and this morning I drew a winner. OK, I had a number between 1 and 104 randomly selected by high-tech, top secret processes, and that number got associated with a name (again, a process I …

Seriously?

In Just For Fun, Rants and Sermons by David34 Comments

It’s 6:30am in Kathmandu, and one of the first emails I got this am is below. Normally I just delete stuff like this and assume the writer just had a bad day. But as it raises some interesting issues, I thought I’d post it here and let y’all reply to it. If I do it, it comes off as defensive. …

Still Learning

In Just For Fun, Thoughts & Theory by David1 Comment

They say that among the best ways to learn is to teach. As much as I am passionate about photography, I am as passionate about passing along that passion. Teaching is one of my great joys, and one of the pay-offs is how much I learn while doing it. This year at Lumen Dei I gave myself two assignments with …

Propaganda is Better, UPDATE

In Just For Fun, Vision Is Better by David3 Comments

On August 25th I posted a design for a T-shirt I proposed to have printed. I wanted to run them through Cafe Press and see them myself before I offered them up for general consumption and to meet your need for stylish propaganda. I got mine today – in fact, I am wearing a charcoal one as I write this …

Tell Me How You REALLY feel…

In Images, Just For Fun by David4 Comments

Shot this at a picnic last weekend with the G9. I had to take his toys away for hours before he finally had a meltdown. Just kidding. It was a grab shot, one of those flukes that just turns out expressing the moment. If it works for you it’s a good example of emotion trumping “perfect” technique. If it doesn’t …

Gear is Good – Propaganda is Better

In GEAR, Just For Fun by David24 Comments

Gear is good. Vision is better. It’s a mantra and you know it to be true. if only there were some way to spread the word with clever propaganda while meeting your need to be sheltered from the elements and still look great. I’ve been wanting a t-shirt like this for myself so I’ve just put a design into the …

They Call Me The Space Cowboy

In Just For Fun, Travel by David4 Comments

I did not have a good morning. My tale of woe: Rush to Indian Consulate General in Vancouver with Canadian passports, money orders, and completed visa applications. Get there second in line, decide to double check my docs. You know that sinking feeling you get as something dawns on you and yet the part of you that wants not to …

Blackrapid R-Strap Winners Announced.

In GEAR, Just For Fun, News & Stuff by David4 Comments

I drove down to Seattle yesterday and spent the day with the Blackrapid team. The folks that bring you the Rapidstrap are awesome. Thanks to Ron, Tyler, Melissa, and Milo for having me. We had a really great time talking and scheming and I’m really excited by some of the ideas that got bounced around. One of those ideas was …