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Day 66 of 365: ISO 200, f/4.5, 1/60 sec, 85mm Lighting: Handheld speedlight bounced off ceiling, 1/2 power Dinner Conversation Photographing people requires me to direct. That’s not my strong suit, so I’m drawn to candid vs posed people pics. Candid opportunities rarely present themselves in great light. For candids, I hand-hold a speedlight and my camera to capture a well lit image without making […]

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Day 50 of 365: ISO 200, f/7.1, 1/100 sec, 66mm Lighting: Hot shoe flash at full power with soup container as modifier For today’s 365 photo you get an unplanned, unedited image of me testing out my newest piece of equipment: A take-out soup container. I learned this handy trick from David Hobby at The Strobist. […]

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It’s official! My second Project 365 is underway. It’s a marathon goal. In fact, I read an article in Photography Masterclass Magazine that referred to it as the Ironman of Photography. Anyone who’s done a Project 365, or attempted one, knows the daily discipline it takes. Photographers don’t just snap and post. They plan, prep, shoot […]

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I opened my stationery design shop in the spring of 2004. Ten years later, it’s time to bring that chapter to a close. I delivered my final set of custom invitations last week. While I had a fruitful and rewarding run, things change. My children have grown from babies to perpetual motion machines. We are […]

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I’m on a big cooking kick. Inspired by our new kitchen, I have a newfound determination to learn to cook, not just follow a recipe. Thanks to my aunt, I’ve become obsessed with Cook’s Illustrated Magazine and America’s Test Kitchen online. This week I made a whopping 6 new recipes. My favorite dish of the week […]

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