Archive for September, 2014

What Is Photography Luck?

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 0


I think most successful people are loathe to admit how lucky they are. It’s that uniquely American myth about self-reliance and “picking yourself up by the bootstraps” blah blah blah. It comes down to ego I think. Successful people want to believe they did it all themselves, which is no doubt partly true….but just partly.


Snappy Tag Line

Posted on: September 11th, 2014 15

I need a snappy tag line to end my videos with. Please leave any suggestions in the comments below. The winner will receive a brand new BMW 6 series sedan. Alright, not true. The prize is, I’ll use the winning tag line. 🙂

Macro Photography Part 2

Posted on: September 10th, 2014 0

After my last video on macro photography I went back and shot in my garden again, this time getting a larger Depth of Field at f/32! I was able to get much closer to what I wanted this time. In order to get enough light at f/32 and a reasonably fast shutter speed hand-held, I had to use an off-camera flash triggered via a radio trigger. The idea is to balance flash output with ambient exposure. Check out the video below: