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The Camera Lies.

They say that the camera never lies.  They haven’t played around with cameras very much. The camera (and the person wielding it!) can make a person look larger than a house or as small as a mouse – just put … Continue reading

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Long Live Film!

Though you can’t tell from a computer monitor, the vast majority of my artwork is still film-based and printed in a darkroom.  It’s not better than digital but it is different than digital.  There is a quality to the shading … Continue reading

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Let it Snow! Let it Glow!

As I write today, the yo-yo winter we’ve been having is giving me warm, blue skies and sunshine.  Perfect day for shooting?  Last week I had an even better photo day.  Pea-soup fog over a snowy landscape gave me a … Continue reading

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Season of Imagination

Halloween is now upon us.  The leaves are colorful. The jack-o-lanterns are bright.  Kids and adults are dressing in their wildest ways.  It’s a time ripe with photo ops for those inclined toward the documentary and a fuel for the … Continue reading

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Peep-Hole Lenses, Part 2

How does she do that?  To date, I’ve only had one person who could correctly guess at how I make my “Crystal Balls,” so here is the answer in all its detail! My “Crystal Ball” series is created with a … Continue reading

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Why I Love Point-and-Shoots Part 3

Point-and-shoots can also be very serious business.  For decades cheap, “toy” cameras, such as Holgas, Dianas and pinhole cameras have been popular among art photographers.  Known for poor lenses (if they have any at all), light leaks that expose the … Continue reading

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And Now For the Next Trick

Here’s the newest camera gadget to come down the pike and what an invention!  It allows you to change the focus AFTER you take the picture! http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/22/technology/22camera.html?_r=1&hp I played around with their web site and it is interesting to see … Continue reading

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It’s not the camera. It’s what you do with it!

Many’s the time I’ve had someone ask what kind of camera I use.  The short answer is, “Several.”  I have acquired a number of cameras for different needs over the years, which I choose to use based on how much … Continue reading

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