Monthly Archives: July 2010

Finding a mermaid

Julia is a young model who responded to a post I placed on a modeling board some months ago. Due to one scheduling conflict after another, we never had gotten it together to do a shoot. The heavens aligned this past week and we finally did a shoot on the Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. Julia […]

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Guide to lenses for weddings and events!

Here’s a video put up by the people at Stillmotion that, within five minutes, provides a lot of good advice for people shooting weddings and events. For those of us shooting weddings and events and wondering which lenses are best for certain situations – well, our planet5D friends StillMotion have just the quick tutorial for […]

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TCC Portsmouth campus dedication

Covered this event the other day. Feeling pretty good about how it came out . . . The dedication of this new campus is a very big deal in the life of this local institution and they pulled out all the stops in creating a memorable event. I was priveleged to be part of a […]

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Blackbeard Festival in Hampton

Every so often, you have to do things Just For Fun. Yesterday was one of those days, as the resident womenfolk prevailed upon me to take them to the Blackbeard Festival in Hampton. This festival is a righteous bounty of excess, with people’s normal restraint collapsing under the strain of giving voice to their inner […]

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A fun summer project

This looks interesting and fun, courtesy of Photojojo. Making a self-portrait using a scanner and the contents of your pockets. In terms of using the scanner, I remember when, in response to an assignment to create scanner art for a class project, my friend Erica Stebbing broke an egg on her scanner and created an […]

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