Monday. Quick Icons.

In Tutorials &Technique, Web/Tech, Workflow & Technical Issues by David6 Comments

It’s just past noon on Monday and I’m only now getting to posting something. We had guests this weekend and I’m only now recovering. I usually put in more work over the weekends, just didn’t get to it this weekend so it all got bumped. Ok, lame apologies aside, here’s something I discovered this morning while trying to organize some …

Better Perspective: Better Images

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David1 Comment

One of the pitfalls of photography is that by necessity we are reducing three dimensions into two. The moment the shutter is pressed and the image is created we can no longer walk around the scene and see it from different angles. The moment is frozen but so is the perspective. Once the image is made, the angle from which …

Constrained to Create

In Thoughts & Theory, Tutorials &Technique by David7 Comments

There is a common misconception that tells us the more lenses we have, the better spec’d our cameras, the more software we own, the faster our computers, the less constraints we will have and the more our creativity will flourish. “Just think,” we tell ourselves, our spouses, our loan manager, “with this new gear I could really create! I could …

STROBIST DVDs Released

In GEAR, News & Stuff, Tutorials &Technique by DavidLeave a Comment

The venerable David Hobby, single handedly responsible for keeping sales of Nikon SB-800 flashes and Pocket Wizard remotes well above average, has just released his 8-disc Strobist Lighting Seminar set. There’s some whining and complaining going on about David’s choice to focus on content over production value, and some about the $139 price tag, but the 200,000 readers of Hobby’s …