Jazz at Les Joulins

Tonight, we met with friends at Les Joulins Jazz Bistro in downtown San Francisco. We enjoyed some live Jazz to go along with our late-night dinner and drinks, and during their first break, had a chat with the band. Bridget offered to sing a tune, and the band agreed! She sang “Bye Bye Blackbird,” and […]

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Why I Shoot RAW

Just like any given subject on the planet, there are many varying opinions on the JPEG vs RAW issue. As for me, I shoot RAW. Ok, so I’ll shoot the occasional JPEG, perhaps when using my Canon S90. But other than that, it’s all about RAW for me. Why? There are many advantages to shooting […]

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Diptychs, Triptychs, and Beyond!

I love what you can convey by presenting a spread of images together, as in a diptych or triptych.  Some people are really good at putting images together that are distinctly different yet complimentary and story-telling. I’m not one of those people (I don’t really think I have that “artistic eye”), but I did sit […]

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Shiba Royalty

The Legion of Honor seemed like a fitting place to take Suki’s next image for my 52 week project. I attempted to post one of the images I made from this shoot to Flickr, but ran into a strange problem. Nearly an hour after uploading the photo, the image wouldn’t appear in my contacts’ home […]

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City Dog

Nikon D300s + Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8, Post in Lightroom 3 Beta and Photoshop CS4 For my 52 week photographic project about Suki, I want to include images that tell a story about her life. I’m hoping viewers will see her personality and get a sense of the environments she encounters from day-to-day. This premise spawned […]

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Close Up

Desperate to spend whatever time I can taking photos despite my hectic schedule, I’ve started bringing my camera along with me everywhere I go, even to work! I took this shot of a small clover leaf during my lunch break yesterday. __

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Barbie Repro

Click on Image for Larger Version Bridget had this Barbie made just for her, how cool is that? She’s made of porcelain instead of plastic, and her hair is meticulously hand-made. She asked me to take a few photographs of Barbie, and these are a few from the set I shot for her. All of […]

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