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I could have missed this

. I can’t say I’m perfect at it but I try to keep a camera either on me or close by.  A lot of the time it’s for not but sometimes it comes in handy to capture those moments that can just unfold in front of us. The above picture looks pretty normal, a small airplane taxiing as the sun lights up the morning sky but for my Student Pilot, Gonzalo, this is a moment will remember for a long...

Coming Soon …..

. Ever get a picture like this .. or two … or three?  Maybe not to this extreme but sometimes the camera just doesn’t capture what we see through the viewfinder.  No matter how many focus points your camera has, or how advanced and sophisticated the autofocus system is, sometimes the photo gods let you down.  But there is something on the horizon that could eliminate these near misses. Lytro is...

Almost Time for Oshkosh

. The countdown has begun for the start of Air Venture 2011.  Better known just as ‘Oshkosh’ to the thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts who  will head to Wittman Regional airport in Oshkosh Wisconsin to take in the sights, sounds and experiences of the 7 day aviation celebration. I’ve pulled the tent off the shelf and begun pulling my gear together for the trip.  Packing for a trip...

Almost ….

. This image just didn’t work. I took this image to work as an HDR image, it was from a 7 frame bracketed exposure.  As I was getting ready to shoot, it started to rain and the car owner was walking towards the car to put it back in its garage.  I ripped off the exposure but after looking at on the computer it just doesn’t work for me – that’s how photography is sometimes. Because of the...

Cars

. Here is another shot from yesterday that worked pretty well mostly because of the great colors.  It was a rainy and the sky was overcast but that helped keeping the ambient light soft and even and allowed the colors of the sign to pop.  If I were going to print this image I would do a little more clean up of the items sitting just inside the barn doors. Image captured with a Nikon D3x, 70-200f2.8 VR...

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