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So I’m a chef at the University of Scranton by day, and travel about 35 miles to and from work everyday. That’s only during the school year.  When the summer schedule comes around I get a few weeks off and … Continue reading

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So as the summer has snuck up upon me I find myself constantly passing ideas of inspiration, learning and self-improvement off till the next season.  So for example I promised myself that I was going to start working through a … Continue reading

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  So I’m getting ready to go on my first big photo outing since my car accident, back in March. I’m a little nervous and hesitant, as I’ll be on my feet and walking all day.  Anyway, I was getting … Continue reading

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So looking at an image instantly stirs certain things in everyone.  Whether we know it or not we instantly look for and see light and shadows.  We look for the subtleties between the extremes.  The grey between the white and … Continue reading

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The three legged Buddha is an incredible work housed at the Storm King Art Center in NY.  My first thought was that the head was the head was Buddha’s, but after reading the description I have come to think that … Continue reading

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Survey of the history of photography Professor Jeff Curto Class one an introduction Dec 1838 England was ruled by Queen Victoria for only two years and Big Ben was only up and keeping time for about six months.  Charles Dickenson … Continue reading

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So here are a few images created from one picture I took at Mercer Museum.  It started as two staircases that are side by side and shot with a wide angle lens.  The key to making this process work is … Continue reading

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  Well if you’re anything like me you’ve totally had enough of this winter.  Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate winter, or even dislike it.  I spent one year in Florida back in 1998, and totally missed the … Continue reading

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So one of the Flickr groups I joined recently joined gives a project a week to work on.  This week was an Asian twist.  I had some immediate ideas for that and got to work.  These are the two images … Continue reading

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So Back in December I signed up for an online photoshop class.  And while I started it back before Christmas, I really couldn’t give it the attention it deserved till after the New Year, and am I glad I did!  While … Continue reading

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“What” you might say “is The International Standards Organization, and what do they have to do with me and my photography”?  Well that is what the ISO stands for on your camera it’s actually an acronym, and the third leg … Continue reading

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Imagine if you will, taking a picture and not having to worry about where you focus.  Imagine taking a picture and going into post processing and fine tuning where the sweet spot of you image is, or processing the same … Continue reading

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So if aperture allows a certain amount of light in then the shutter speed determines how long that amount is allowed to fall onto the light sensitive medium!   Shutter speeds are measured in fractions of seconds and seconds.  There is … Continue reading

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