Monthly Archives: October 2013

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe’s Creative Cloud has been something that has been on my radar since it came out, although I never had a need for it until now. Over the weekend I went ahead and purchased the year-long subscription, as I am … Continue reading

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The Money Shot

The shot I had in mind was a bird with a berry in its beak. That was certainly easier said than done. The light levels were pretty low, so I was shooting with a SS of 1/80. The birds were … Continue reading

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Great Backgrounds

The background in this image was what made the shot. A simple click from the same vantage point I described yesterday. I tried to frame the bird with the branches, but that was easier said than done, as the dogwoods … Continue reading

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Thinking Out of the Box

Let me start off by saying that this was not a planned shot. I got home from school today to find the dogwood trees draped in birds. The whole driveway was literally a sheet of red from the berries that … Continue reading

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Fall Isn’t Just for Landscapes

Fall can be a great time for bird photography. The berries are just starting to ripen, and the birds are hitting them hard. The backgrounds that you can put with these scenes are spectacular! I have a stand of dogwood … Continue reading

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Detail in Architecture

Was looking through some more of my images from NYC this afternoon and came across this one. The buildings in front of the Chrysler Building, as well as the Chrysler itself, have many details in their architecture. By combining the … Continue reading

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Looking for Designs

One of my goals for the NYC cruise was to focus on getting intimate design shots, not just the grandeur shot of the skyline. We came up on this stretch of trees that were leafed out in yellow, so I … Continue reading

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A Drastic Change

My Dad asked me to post process this image that he got of the FDNY fire boat. He was shooting with a wide angle lens as we passed by the boat, which gave his shots a different flare than mine … Continue reading

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More of the Fire Boat

Today I found out that the reason the fire boat had turned on its guns was because the captain of our boat had called over to the fire boat on the radio and asked them to turn them on. So … Continue reading

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Lady Liberty

Those clouds were just incredible at every angle you looked. Lady Liberty was standing tall, with the torch reaching into the clouds. I converted the image to B&W to further bring out the detail in the clouds. I’m still working … Continue reading

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