It’s been almost three years since two of my dearest friends moved from New York to Perth, Australia. They’ve been back to the States several times since then including their wedding ceremony last fall, but in all that time I had yet to make the journey to the other side of the globe to visit them. That all … More Do You Come From a Land Down Under?
It took me about a year, but I finally bit the bullet and began a subscription for Adobe’s Creative Cloud, complete with Lightroom and Photoshop. I’ve always tried to avoid a heavily processed look in my images (mostly because I didn’t know I what I was doing), but after just a few weeks of playing with the software I’m … More Life with Lightroom
Though it’s rather cliché, it’s been a while since I’ve been playing around with long exposures and thought it was high time to get some shots of light trails around Manhattan, particularly near the Fuller building (better known as the Flatiron). Late on a Saturday evening, I set up my tripod around 23rd street to get some shots before realizing … More Midtown Lights
As my camera kit continues to grow, the latest additions are a 12mm wide-angle lens from Rokinon (made specifically for Fuji x-mounts) and a pretty affordable, lightweight, and versatile tripod from Dolica. The reviews for the Rokinon glass all touted its great lowlight performance, so, equipped with my tripod I thought I’d try some long exposure photography … More Long Exposure
A few months ago I came across an article by Jonas Rask, a photographer I recently began following on Instagram. In it, he outlines a few techniques for emulating movie stills from photographs and I’ve been excited to give it a try ever since. The primary tool Jonas mentions is Photoshop, but I’ve only been shooting with my cameras for a … More Movie Stills