Photographic Equipment

Photographic Equipment: To Tripod Or Not To Tripod, That Is The Question

October 18, 2012

I would safely say that the biggest hurdle I have in my online class with the PPSOP, and in my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshops I conduct around the planet, is to get my students to use a tripod. The digital era has brought with it a new class of photographers that think the […]

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Photographic Equipment: The Reflector

August 31, 2012

When I’m teaching either with my online class with the PPSOP, or with my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshops I conduct around the planet, students are always asking me the best way to use fill flash when shooting portraits outdoors. I have a simple and quick response to them. I tell them that in […]

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Photographic Equipment: Walki-Talki’s

May 11, 2012

One of the items from my Bag of Solutions That I never leave at home is a pair of Walki-Talki’s. I’ve had a pair near me for years, and when I use to buy them they were $1500.00 for a pair of Motorola’s that had a five mile reach. Today, you can buy a pair […]

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Personal Pearls of Wisdom: “Pulling Out My Bag of Solutions”

December 13, 2011

When I’m online with my class with the PPSOP, or traveling with my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind“ workshop, I often refer to my “Pearls of Wisdom”. One of them is  “I’ll just look in my bag of solutions”. What I mean is how do I solve a problem that’s come up unexpectedly? If I […]

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Sunpath Software: How to Determine Sun Positions

October 22, 2011

Have you ever wished you were at a location at sunrise when instead, you were there at sunset? The wrong time at the right place? Here’s the reason my work looks like it does: For most of my career, I’ve known exactly where the sun would come up (to the degree), and exactly where it […]

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