Flash: Bounce or Diffuse, That Is The Question: Part Two Welcome to part two of “Flash: Bounce or Diffuse, That Is The Question”. In this segment we will talk about flash diffusion. Flash diffusers are translucent/semi-opaque devices that sit between your flash and your subject. Diffusers come in all sizes and shape both on and […]
Photographing sports is a passion of mine. Any time I get the chance I jump on it. The Snoopy Ice Arena is a fantastic place to get great shots of the players in action. The biggest changeling in shooting indoors is the light. Most Gyms and arenas are poorly lit from a photography stand point. […]
On the wall of En Garde Fencing in Santa Rosa California is a cluster of broken foil’s. Anytime a foil is broken during a match the broken foil is placed among the others. To me this was a gold mine of opportunity. When I took this photo I thought it would be interesting, but when […]
While photographing the hockey game at the Snoopy Ice Arena I noticed the net that protects the crowd from high flying pucks. I got close to it and opened my aperture to 2.8 so that the score board would blur into the background giving me the soft look I was looking for. Please enjoy.
During this time of the year the outside weather can drop well below 30 degree (Northern California) making it very uncomfortable for you and your equipment. Common practice for cold weather photography is it to get the camera body and lenses as close to the ambient temperature as possible and as gradually as possible. Also […]
Let’s face it every city has a fourth street. This could be any town USA, but it just happens to be my home town of Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is about 60 miles north of San Francisco in what I consider to be the heart of Sonoma’s wine county. It is a wonderful place to […]