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Shelby Cobra Light Painted

The more I work with light painting the more excited  I am with the possibilities that the technique offers. This latest light painting session was with a replica 1965 Shelby Cobra 427  based on Dick Smiths – #198 CSX3035. The Cobra was built locally using a Factory 5 racing kit. Light painting is not a particularly efficient lighting […]

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Experimenting with Light Painting

Complex Studio Lighting… … or maybe just a simple flashlight. Much of the early part of my photography career was spent doing studio photography. Large powerful strobe systems running through any number of light modifiers such as umbrellas, light boxes, snoots, etc. It was challenging and fun to get the most out of these complex […]

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Photography in Patagonia – Lago Pehoe Ferry

Shooting from the moving deck of the Lago Pehoe Ferry There is an abundance of spectacular scenery in the Patagonia regions of Chile and Argentina. A region known for rapidly changing weather and high winds the conditions for photography are not always ideal. Such was the case when I found myself shooting from the deck […]

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Old Photo Preservation and Restoration

Old Photo Preservation and Restoration. One of the most powerful things that photography provides for us is the opportunity to look into the eyes of our ancestors. An old family photograph holds special meaning as it plays to our uniquely human desire to know where we came from. The portrait above is of my great […]

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