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Shooting Portraits by Holiday Lights

The Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 Planar T* is designed for medium and longer distances...

Wordy Wednesday #139 “Christmas Lights at City Hall”

Brighton Colorado’s city hall was photographed on a balmy Christmas night...

The Challenge of Black & White

I recently completed the Facebook 5-day Black & White Challenge...

Holiday Gift Guide: Canon’s EF-S 60mm Macro Lens

Conventional lenses are optimized for focus at infinity not close-up  but...

Back-to- Basics: Studio Lighting Exposure

Metering studio lighting is accomplished in the same way as natural light:...

Happiness Is a Warm Tripod

With apologies to Charles Schulz’s “Happiness is a Warm...

Wordy Wednesday #138 “Snow in the Park ”

One of my favorite subjects to photograph is the gazebo in O’Brien...