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LEAP: Stroboscopic
March 8, 2010

There is a LOT going on in this picture, despite it being a very calm moment with Rob "The Hurricane" Peacock. For me, this was a picture that was a couple of months in the planning, but was so worth it. The basics: 6 Speedlights involved, plus some ambient. All of this was in one frame. That's what I was most pumped about. Let me give you the backstory. If you don't know by know, I am a very big fan of Flash photography, and make it a...

Pinch Me : Rocking SF!
February 23, 2010

You know, I don't think that there is a day that i don't go to (or come from) work that I don't look at what I do and just beam. Let's see: When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to be a school teacher. I went from that to becoming a corporate nerd.. to traveling the world.. to losing it all.. to reinventing myself and ultimately landing at the top of my game over where I am now.. it's just surreal. I have the pleasure to work with Scott Kelby...

The Ovallite Ringlight
December 30, 2009

Back when I was taking a look at Joey L's Sessions DVD, I noticed that he was using this light. Its a fluorescent (5400K) constant light that really works as an oversized ringlight. In the DVD, Joey mentions that he got it at a German website and had it shipped over. Turns out, I was able to find a company called Ovallite that sells it here in the US. I called up and ordered it and in a few days, it was at my doorstep. The light seems...

Barry Shwartz on Wisdom
December 29, 2009

While playing around on the internet, a buddy of mine Joey L. had tweeted a great speech from Barry Schwartz on our loss of Wisdom. He makes a great call for the return of Practical Wisdom. If you're not familiar with TED - it stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. It was a conference that brought these three fields together to speak at a conference and share ideas. Aside from the conference now they have something called...