So four of us loaded up at 10 to head for the Cherry Blossom festival. We knew we were in trouble when we saw the traffic backed up on the 14th Street Bridge. Wow! There were thousands of people there and absolutely, positively no parking places. And there are no metro stops close by. So […]
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A friend of a classmate volunteered to be our model tonight. Liz was a natural and managed to do all the poses, turns, squints, smiles, pouts, and on and on and on, that we gave her to do. We worked on diffusion lighting again but also added something called checkerboard that had a split black […]
I have upgraded to the latest version of ProPhoto for WordPress and am experimenting with look and feel stuff. This is to try the built-in slide show feature. For that, I am using a few snaps from the trip to California a few months ago. Let me know what you think.
So…here I am back in class. The snow is melted, the travel is (temporarily) over, and the pollen is hitting. And, we are finishing this round of class by talking about diffuser devises. We used a couple of diffusion techniques. One of our classmates posed for us in both high key and low key lighting. […]
So tonight in class we added a background light. We also added added a backdrop. We each had a few minutes to get the lights right and then take a couple of shots. Not perfect but good practice. And I guess that practice is what it’s all about. This is one of my classmates, somewhere […]
My bride sang in a concert at Lincoln Center, “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” by Karl Jenkins. She was part of the chorus which was made up of several church choirs which ours was one. Awesome. Of course, the Lincoln Center does not allow cameras at all. I honored their request but now […]