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A baseball player taking a swing

Muscle Memory

Watch a professional baseball player swing a bat or a professional golfer swing a club. They aren’t thinking about every action that they take. They have done that action enough …

A camera and accessories

Choose a Camera Bag

As I wrote about in a previous blog, the most important part of making photos is having a comfortable way of bringing your camera with you. Part of that is …

Trees under a fog

Just Take the Photo

You’re out and about. It may be a dedicated photo walk. You may be running an errand. It doesn’t matter the reason. You see something that looks interesting and you …

A variety of vintage cameras

Choose the Right Camera for You

My brother asked me the other day if he should get a mirrorless camera or a DSLR. We had some back and forth on the matter. I still don’t know …

Photo gallery

Using Your Photos

In the old days of digital, it was easy. To be honest, the files were so low resolution that there wasn’t a lot that you could do with them. Now, …

A laptop computer on a desk

Backup Strategy: Rule of Three

And poof; all of your work is gone. You didn’t mean for it to happen. You thought you’d get around to putting a backup strategy together. It was on your …

A camera hanging on a camera strap

Gear Up with the Right Camera Strap

Here’s a crazy statement: The most important piece of camera gear that you have is your camera strap. I love the montage in action movies that has the hero gear …

Getting Up the Nerve

I love street photography. I love portraiture. You’d think that the best combination of those two genres would be my seventh heaven. Unfortunately, you’d be wrong. You’d be wrong because …

Fun at SubZero 2017

This past weekend was SubZero in downtown San Jose. As a photographer, I’m somewhat observant by nature and sitting in a spot and watching the world go by can be …