Category Archives: Cool Stuff

RC Aircraft Photography

Another new genre of photography for me! Did my first RC helicopter shoot today. My Dad has gotten into the hobby of RC helicopter building/flying. This is his Blade 300x on its maiden flight. About 5 minutes later she was … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Lens

If you are in the market for a new lens, one of the hardest things to do is choose a lens out of a bunch of choices. I am a Nikon shooter, so I am going to use Nikon lenses … Continue reading

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Speedy Panning

I am always looking for panning practice, since it is one of my essential skills for my style of aviation photography. My little brother Colin was part of a 2.75 hour team race at OnTrack Karting in Brookfield last night. … Continue reading

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Hoodman Hood Loupe 3.0 for Sale

I am selling my nearly new Hoodman Hood Loupe 3.0 for 3″ LCD screens. I haven’t used this piece more than twice, simply because I haven’t found a use for it in my camera bag. It goes for $80 brand … Continue reading

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All I Can Say is WOW!

Just when you think Apple can’t do anymore, they announce a new, revolutionary product. Along with a myriad of other new products, Apple released the specs on their new Mac Pro, and man does it look sweet! As they put … Continue reading

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Bear on Main Street

As many of you may know, my Dad is a Captain in the Danbury Fire Department. A joke amongst his crew and our family is the Billy call, which is basically the very odd emergency calls that he is accustomed … Continue reading

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What’s All the Apple Talk?

Apple is making headlines releasing two new awesome products. Then again, what isn’t great from Apple? They released a new iMac as well as an iPad Mini. What does this mean for us photographers. I own a 2010 iMac as … Continue reading

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A Lucky Find!

I was taking a break from my web design and I went to look out the window and right as I did that, a large bird with the wing and body shape of an owl swooped by. I ran for … Continue reading

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Warriors, Wings, & Wheels Show Panorama

I attended the Warriors, Wings, & Wheels show hosted by the Candlewood Valley Corvette Club yesterday. It was a nice change to get out and shoot, because I have been sitting behind my computer for the last couple of days … Continue reading

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Macro Lens Magic

My favorite lens in my arsenal has to be the Nikkor 105mm Micro f/2.8 VR. It is wicked sharp from f/2.8-f/22. Add in the good feel of the lens and you have a winning piece of gear! I was able … Continue reading

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