August 2015 Newsletter

August 2015 Newsletter We’ve been getting ready for the 2015-2016 Nikon School season.  Every year I update my personal introduction show with new photos and music.  Here’s the one I just finished. If you act fast you can get 30% off a subscription.  It’s a great way to learn, but the deal only […]

May 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 newsletter I’ve really enjoyed my new Nikon D750.  I’ve got my favorite camera settings listed here: Ever wonder what cameras were used to shoot this year’s Oscar nominated films? Of course you didn’t, but here they are anyway: or this: Scathing, but right on blog from Kenneth Jarceke: Sports […]

February 2015 Newsletter

February 2015 newsletter It’s not an April Fools joke, but sadly Sports Illustrated laid off all their photographers, Very nice tutorial on shooting hyperlapses Jim Richardson’s National Geographic presentation “From Food to Table”. Pen, Brush and Camera, a documentary about Henri Cartier-Bresson: Everything and more you need to know about Model […]

January 2015 Newsletter

Hi there! Hope to see you at one of my upcoming workshops: Nashville Video Workshop— January 31-February 1 Orlando- February 6-7.   Action & People/ Elements of Photography Dallas- February 20-21.  Basics of Camera Control and Exposure/ Action and People/Creative Lighting Atlanta- March 14-15. Action and People/Landscape and Travel/Basics of Exposure and Camera Control […]

October 2014 Newsletter

A great big thank you to all of you that took the time to vote for my story “When AIDS Comes Home”  in the Atlanta Press Club poll of Atlanta’s Favorite News Stories of the Last 50 Years.  When the voting ended, we were in first place! I am so proud of that. Once a […]

September 2014 Newsletter

Changes to Nikon School—  If you’ve attended Nikon School in the past, you may want to revisit the course offerings.  Instead of a full day Saturday and Sunday class, we’ve introduced half day classes pegged to specific topics Friday evening and twice on Saturday.  I’ll be teaching this year in Boston, New York, Orlando, Atlanta, […]

June 2014 Newsletter

Sadly,  my friend and truly great photographer Al Clayton has passed away.   I will be conducting a workshop at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, June 28-29.  The workshop will include intensive hands-on instruction and will be limited to 6 people. Most of my workshops have anywhere from 20 to 200 students so […]

April 2014 Newsletter

Workshops I’ve got three workshops coming up, in addition to my final Nikon School of this season May 31 and June 1 in Washington DC. Very excited about the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Workshop that I’m doing with Bill Durrence June 28-29, 2014.  Please let me know as soon as possible if you plan on attending […]

August 2013 Newsletter

Things that made my life easier this month: Nikon D4 with its’ incredible low-light performance. Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 for it’s amazing sharpness and f/1.4 goodness. Kessler Pocket Jib for being the most compact and easiest to carry around jib I’ve ever seen. Edelkrone Slider- for being so compact and easy to use. Switronix Torch- LED […]

July Newsletter

July Newsletter My latest video is a promo for Atlanta wedding photographer Katie Carter of Blackbird Photography. Copy is a new Dropbox like file sharing service that looks promsing. A very nice collection of TED talks by photographers.. Great behind the scenes blog from a Sports Illustrated cover by Robert Seale.. […]

April Newsletter

There’s lots of news and interesting things happening in the photo world this month. The Two-day workshop that Bill Durrence and I are doing at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is filling up fast.  You can get more information and the registration form here: Interesting video from Zacuto on the quality of light. Your inner geek […]

February News

Upcoming workshops: Excited to announce that Bill Durrence and I will host a two-day, hands-on workshop at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, June 1 & 2.  More information will be available in a month or so. Only one more spot available for the April Photo Trek that David Tejada and I are leading on the Northern […]

In Case You Missed It V6.0

Our favorite links from the photo community this week; September 1 edition. Robert Seale’s amazing homage to Eadward Muybridge Tempest Milky Way timeplapse by Randy Halverson (tip from Robert Flesch) Film is Not Dead Yet (tip from Nick Didlick) Court case affirms public’s right to video police. (tip from aphotoeditor) “A Thousand More” from the […]