The Interrupting Shiba

I often set up impromptu portrait sessions with the wife so she can record the funky outfits she puts together. This is a very simple  set up, with a single Canon 600EX on a light stand shooting through an umbrella. We’re triggering the flash with Pocket Wizards, and the transmitting unit is hotshoe’d to a […]

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Shooting The 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III + 50mm f/1.2L | 1/160 sec, f/1.2, ISO 200  I was honored to have been invited by my cousin and best buddy, Josh Liba, who flew all the way to San Francisco from Medellin Colombia, to help shoot a fantastically beautiful wedding yesterday as his second shooter. I helped cover the event […]

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Suki…Unleashed!

Fuji X100 | 1/200 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 Such a historic day for Suki, and as you can see, she’s quite happy about it. Today we granted her the most off-leash freedom she has ever had. There’s no better place in the city to do this than at Fort Funston, an old military outpost located at the south […]

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Fuji X100 : Intelligent Flash

Fuji X100 | 1/400 sec, f/5.6, ISO 800 You know those tiny and often useless flash units built into many smaller cameras or that pop out of the top of many DSLRs? The ones that many people totally avoid using because they seem to hurt more than help? The X100 has one of those. Here’s the thing though: […]

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Dinner at Broken Record

Broken Record – San Francisco, CA | Images: Fuji X100 I’ve been coming to Broken Record for some time now and am never ever ever ever disappointed with the dining experience. I heard some good things about the food not long after they opened, but when we first visited the place, I was a little […]

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Making the Sky Purple

Fuji X100 | 1/240 sec, f/8, ISO 800 Recently I posted a photo of Suki on Flickr that made some wonder, “hey, how’d you get the sky so purple in that shot!?” Some sort of post-processing trick perhaps? Or maybe the sky really WAS a surreal, deep purple that night? The answer is neither actually. It started with […]

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