Category Archives: Technical

CLO Zone Photography Class

Some of you may remember my post last month about the Knox County Public Defender’s Office CLO Zone Program, which is a SUPER cool program…anyway they wanted to display some of the student’s work from our class and here is what we came up with. Looking good Guys and Gals!!!

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Vagabond Mini Lithium

Ok, this goes into the technical/geeky column…if you are not way into photography please ignore Paul C. Buff Vagabond Mini Lithium battery/power supply/inverter Amazing SMALL device, I have had mine for a few days and absolutely love it. Recycle time with two AB-800’s at 1/2 power or so is amazing, still have not managed to […]

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Knoxville Photography Class/Seminar

We photographers are in for a real treat here in Knoxville in November! Two good friends/mentors of mine, Rob Provencher and James Hodgins,  from the NoBS Photo Success Forum, will be teaching a one day “Shooting for Success” workshop for the UT Non-Credit Program on Saturday, Nov. 6th, 2010. From marketing to workflow to off […]

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How to Photograph Fireworks

Last year I went to the Boomsday event here in Knoxville and had my first serious go at photographing fireworks, and thought I might share a few tips with anyone wanting to try this on July 4th! The key to this is long exposures (shutter stays open) and a stable camera (tripod). With a DSLR, […]

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Netbook’s and Photographer’s, Do They Play Nice?

So after having a few small problems with my big bad trusty HP Laptop, I decided two things…1) I needed a backup laptop, and 2) I really wanted to try something smaller. I did a bit of research and it looked like one of the better Netbooks in town was being carried by Verizon, and […]

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UT Photography Class

As a lot of you may know, I’m a big fan of UT’s Photography Certificate Program, so here’s what I’ve been doing with the program. Here is a complete list of courses. I’m really excited about the class I’m taking this spring, Adam Brimer’s Introduction to Photojournalism class. Adam is a staff photographer with the […]

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