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The Cult of The Machine at the De Young In San Francisco

I’ve always been fascinated with photographs of factories and infrastructure. I remember vividly a photography magazine my Dad had, containing incredibly sharp images of a German refinery, all gleaming chrome plated tanks and steel ladders and overhead metal ductwork. On … Continue reading

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Good Article on Submitting to Adobe Stock

I haven’t had any luck submitting photos to Adbobe Stock but I haven’t tried too hard. (internal link). Fstoppers today has an excellent article on the process (external link) which you should read if you are interested in selling your … Continue reading

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Format Magazine Looking for Contributors

Format Magazine (external link) is an online presence which focuses on the visual arts. I find it inspiring to see photography which I can’t hope to match. Photography and art, like writing, takes practice and equipment and temperament and time. … Continue reading

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First Attempt at Photographing a Fluorescent Specimen

I’ve taken an interest in fluorescent rocks. This is my first attempt at photographing such a specimen. It’s a piece of petrified wood I found at Blue Diamond Nursery in Las Vegas, better known as Cactus Joes. (external link). The … Continue reading

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A Few Photography Tips On Storing And Reviewing Files

I’m a reluctant professional photographer. I say that because I am paid for the photographs I take to go along with the articles I write. But I ¬†don’t have the patience or temperament that a true professional has, someone who … Continue reading

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Through The Lens of a Fisheye

I used a fisheye or wide angle lens for the first time yesterday and I am happy with the results. It will take a great deal of practice to know how best to use it, but I am on the … Continue reading

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Update on Adobe Stock Photography

I posted a test image to Adobe Stock (internal link) twice by accident. It was subsequently¬†rejected by two different moderators for two different reasons. The first moderator said the image had too much noise. Too grainy. That’s understandable because the … Continue reading

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