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My Sweet Heart

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This past weekend I participated in a Photo Quest with Dina Belenko at 500px.com. The theme was food photography and we used Dinka’s style as inspiration. Here’s what I came with after the 4 days:   And if you are curious about the process,here’re three photos showing how the original idea made it to the […]

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No one cares about me

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Shot handheld during late evening fall day. Very little light so I crank up ISO and open up aperture to 2.8. The look of those eyes makes up for any technical shortcoming 🙂

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Extension tubes: Macro on a budget

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If you want to experiment into the macro photography world the best cost efficient option is to use extension tubes. These are exactly what their name says, an extension tube we place between the camera body and the lens. This has the effect of moving the lens further away from the sensor increasing the magnification […]

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Summer’s almost gone

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This photo was taken by Lucia Guynot de Boismenu, my daughter. She “borrowed” my camera and started taking pictures from our living room. When I saw the photo I immediately liked the mood of the afternoon light and the view of the chair on the front deck. It spelled “summer!”. I did the post processing […]