This is probably the Mt. Everest of “moments.” I preach this all the time, but the fact is there is absolutely nothing technically significant about this image. This is an iconic photograph. Now, has anyone EVER asked what the aperture and shutter speed were? The ISO (or actually ASA)? If you ever did, you really […]Read more "Times Square Kiss"
Like most people, I purchased the Pocket Wizard Plus II wireless radio transceivers because they are (were) the “industry standard.” Well, is that really a good reason? I mean, $140 for a single extra large clunky piece of plastic gear to do nothing more than transmit a signal? Wait, you need 2 of them. $280 […]Read more "Pocket Wizards out, Phottix in…"
These are simple vacation photos. However, they’re not shot with natural light. They’re not shot with a pop-up flash. They’re not shot with a big speed light or Quantum on my camera. The secret was taking my poor wife, who worked overnight as an ICU Nurse the evening before, on no sleep, and handing her […]Read more "Hire your wife on vacation"
I have been married 10 years this month to my soulmate. In other words, an extremely patient woman capable of putting up with my insanity, hobbies, moodiness, and endless political talk. The icing on the cake is she just happens to be a beautiful person inside and out, as well as a spectacular mother. Here […]Read more "10 years, what have I learned? Choose wisely."