Think Tank Photo: New Products Announced

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in business, photography, technology | No Comments

Think Tank Photo just announced the release of two new product line extensions as well as a new “free gift” offer. The first are the Retrospective® 5 Leather, Retrospective® 7 Leather, and Retrospective® 30 Leather. These upscale, rugged shoulder bags maintain the Retrospective’s casual, form-fitting design. A new Dual Cross buckle on the front flap provides an […]

International Year of Light: Photo Selected To Head Chapter On Lasers

Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, (SPIE) used my picture, an environmental portrait of NSWC Corona engineer Dan King made a couple years ago, to head the chapter on lasers in their International Year of Light 2015 annual. I could not have made this pictures without King’s assistance and patience. It required a time exposure as […]

Think Tank Photo: Add Some FLAIR To Your Roller

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in art, business, photography, travel | No Comments

Customize your Think Tank Photo Roller with your choice red, green, orange, or blue wheels, zipper pulls and padded handle wrap. Make your bag stand out or match your favorite colors. Each Roller Flair kit includes the following color-matched items: two wheels; 10 Easy Grip Zipper Pulls; one padded Handle Wrap; and, the Installation Guide. […]

Redlands, CA: Mary Poppins Trumps Weekly Market Night

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in business, culture, photography, travel | No Comments

I ventured into Redlands Thursday for Market Night. I wanted to continue to road test a new lens I picked up recently. With the opening of Mary Poppins at the Nearby Redlands Bowl, the weekly event was cancelled. I found this couple, enjoying their cocktails on the porch at The State, a relatively new restaurant. […]

Think Tank Photo: New Trifecta Backpacks Announced

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in business, news, photography, technology | No Comments

Our friends at Think Tank Photo have just released two new backpacks designed to allow you three different ways to get at your three “workhorse” lenses.  The Trifecta 10 is designed for DSLR systems, and the Trifecta 8 is designed for mirrorless systems. These innovative backpacks sling for side access from both the left and […]

Using Speedlights: Simulated Sunlight

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in art, business, photography, technology | One Comment

I’d been watching the reflection of late afternoon sunlight on my kitchen cabinets the last few evenings and deciding to try a lighting scheme I’d learned last year during David Tejada’s “Small Strobes Big Results” workshop in Santa Fe for simulating sunlight steaming through a window. I placed one Nikon speedlight with a full CTO gel on […]