Accidental Images

  Did you ever set up to take that really cool shot and end up doing something stupid like have your footing slip, or have a tripod unlock and twist, or basically have the unexpected happen that actually made that cool shot even cooler? Well, like most, you probably weren't thinking that at first ... you were probably thinking something more in the lines of "^$@@!!&&%$^!!". Right? That's my usual reaction until I start processing files. Then you end up seeing the art in the mistake.   More than once I have taken shots that instinctively I would hit the…

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Digital or Film or Both

Above is a shot of my Fujifilm Finepix S* Pro camera collection. These are my go to cameras due to their ability to capture images very similar to me favorite films (Sensia II by Fuji and Velvia by Fuji). These films were also preferred (mostly Velvia) by magazines such as National Geographic due to their color pop and accuracy in reproduction. The S5 was the most used camera for Celebrity shoots due to it's ability to shoot like an extremely high end professional portrait film (and was used up into 2017 for that purpose be many photogs even though it…

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I have a bunch of stuff and I have no idea what to do with it …

... our answer - stop caring and start having a little fun with it:  The best way to discover the basics of your equipment is to just use it. I get it though .... you just spent $3400 on a Nikon full frame camera with a lens and you quickly need to sell shots to Nation Geographic to pay it off. Here is the truth .... you are still a point and shoot peep. You still need to learn content, framing, lighting opportunity, and much much more and you will need to keep one thing in mind: With the capabilities…

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