Puzzle Pieces

I haven’t experimented with bokeh panorama shots in quite a while. A nice manual focus f/0.95 lens was all the inspiration I needed to have another go at this quirky method of shooting. Both of these shots are multi-panel stitches taken with the lens wide open. I was actually going for a full length portrait […]

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Dolled Up

The wife and I recently met up again with Desirae, a good friend and blogger who specializes in vintage fashion. We spent some time strolling through Golden Gate Park with Suki in tow, chatting it up and shooting some photos. Since this was a casual shoot, I decided to experiment a little more than usual. […]

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Small Flash and The D800

Nikon D800 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII | 200mm, 1/250 sec, f/4, ISO 100 | 9 image stitch When Bridget and I work together on a shoot, we try to goof off as much as possible. Ok, I’m kidding, but there are times when I do point the camera in her direction during a gig, […]

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Some Weekend Bokeh

Nikon D800 + Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 ZF .2 | 1/1600th sec f/1.4 ISO100 (24 image stitch) Just a couple Bokeh Panoramas I was working on over the weekend. I can see how generating these kinds of images can get super addictive! The beautiful TLR the wife is holding above is yet another camera […]

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Panoramic Portraiture

Nikon D800 +  Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G | 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 100 (19 image stitch) Wait, what? The thought of stitching several photos together to make a portrait, a technique developed and made popular by Ryan Brenizer, seemed like an odd idea to me at first. But the kind of look you can achieve by doing so is really unique. […]

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