The past couple of weeks have been quite busy. This week in particular is proving to be really rough. I’ve been itching to blog more and I’ve really been yearning to get out to take some sunset/evening photos of the San Francisco bay area. Unfortunately I’ve been burning the midnight oil and have been unable to get out to squeeze in some photography. This evening was particularly heart breaking as
The Hawaiian landscape is a pretty incredible sight. One of the more notable locations is the Na Pali coastline on the island of Kauai. Whether looking from a boat or high up on the cliffs, it makes no difference. Odds are when you catch a view of this area you’ll have to close your mouth after your jaw drops. On this particular outing this shot was my last. High surf and looking through my camera with a teleph
When the weather clears here in San Francisco the sunsets are truly magnificent. Sometimes the sunsets are so beautiful it’ll stop a die-hard surfer in his tracks. Surfer on Ocean Beach, San Francisco [tags]San Francisco, sunset, photo, photography, surf, surfer, Ocean Beach[/tags]
If you’ve been enjoying my podcast, EXIF and Beyond, and have subscribed to it via iTunes your feedback (AKA Customer Review) would be much appreciated. As it stands the podcast has yet to receive a single comment, which I’m rather surprised by considering the traffic, size and popularity of the subscriber base. This week I discovered EXIF and Beyond is among the Top 25 most popular photography related po
In the not so distant past I used to shoot slide film exclusively… One of the last all film trips I took was a winter trip to Yosemite a few years ago. For some reason I’m attracted to the pre-dawn light that adds to the magical nature of Yosemite valley. Long film exposures were always a fun challenge and combined with this pre-dawn light Velvia would really create a beautifully colored scene. As youR
It’s not too often that you come across a new technology that makes your mouth drop open. Raoul Pop pointed me to a video demonstration of Content-Aware Image Sizing Demo by Dr. Ariel Shamir (YouTube). I highly recommend taking a look at this. In short software has been written that allows for images to be “retargeted” or “resized while adapting image content and layout”. The cool thing
The ninth episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released. In this episode (part I of II) professional photographer Gary Crabbe (enlightphoto.com) discusses a variety of topics including his photographic beginnings, working for Galen Rowell, his personal photographic philosophies, mastery of light, and the art of seeing. Download the latest episode: Gary Crabbe Interview (Part I) For the non-iTune listeners a streaming
This image is a little off the beaten path from what I normally display on my blog, namely landscape and nature photography, but it fit a photo blog project “Blown Away” that is going on at Brian Auer’s blog. This photo was taken as an early experiment with my, then new, macro lens.