Photoshop World After Hours party

This year the After Hours party was held at BB Kings Club just down the street from the convention center. Right before the party, we had dinner at the Greek restaurant next door. The spread was amazing, with plate after plate of great food and good conversation. They...

The People You Meet at Photoshop World

Photoshop WOrld is over and I have a ton of stories and images to share here and I want to start with a link to William Beem’s blog. William has written a cool post about the people he met at Photoshop World. I am honored to have made the list and it was really...

Win a Nikon D300s

I have been waiting to make this official for some time now. We will be giving away a Nikon D300s and a 35m  lens at Photoshop World in Orlando next week. The camera will go to the attendee who takes the best shot during the “Live Concert Shoot” portion of the concert...

Some book recommendations

One week till Photoshop World kicks off in Orlando and life is really busy. So I thought I give you a quick update on some projects i have worked on recently. So here are a few things to keep an eye out for: First up is a book I was the technical Editor on. It is by...

Brandi Carlile rocks San Diego

Last night Brandi Carlile played the San Diego House of Blues and I was lucky enough to be there, camera in hand. Well, I also had a photo pass, a couple of lenses and 2 x 16GB Hoodman CompactFlash cards. This was my first time shooting Brandi and my first time using...

Photoshop World After party

Photoshop World Orlando 2010 is fast approaching. For those that are going and are interested in something to do after the conference ends on Friday Night, Brad Moore and I are going to the House of Blues in Orlando to see Ingrid Michaelson and Mat Kearney with Cara...

Dave Cross rocks Los Angeles

On Friday, March 5th, Dave Cross and the Kelby Training crew set up shop at the Los Angeles Convention Center on the Down & Dirty Trick seminar tour. I own all the Down & Dirty Tricks book by Scott Kelby and love them for the simple, direct way they show what...

Win my book

I know that I haven’t been updating this blog in the manner that I should this last few weeks. Life has been very busy with work on three different books. One is done, one is in the final edits and one is just in the beginning stages but has a very tight...

Quick news update.

I am in the middle of three different book projects. All three are at different places, 1 is ending and I am looking over final layout files, 1 is in the middle and the while most of the writing is done, there is still work to do on the images and a bunch of editing...

Interview

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed over at Pursuing Photoshop. The interview is HERE It was a great experience and I hope that you enjoy reading it as much as I did answering the questions. Share this:FacebookPinterestTwitterMoreEmailLinkedInWhatsAppLike...

Book Giveaway

I have written 3 books and worked as a technical editor on a slew of others.  I decided to clean up my office to start the new year out with a clean working environment and in doing so I realized that I had multiple copies of some books. I thought I would give them...

The Apple iPad

It’s here!! The iPad. So what? Ok, so I am a little jaded but I do think that the iPad is a game changer, especially for writers, publishers and photographers. Lets start with the basics: Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm) Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm) Depth: 0.5...

McNally shoots in San Diego

Pro photographer Joe McNally showed up to shoot in San Diego last week and managed to arrive during the worst storm in years. It rained for two straight days and then it rained some more. Sunny San Diego was not living up to it’s reputation or name. On Saturday...

Jackie Greene

On Thursday, January 14, I had the privilege of shooting Jackie Greene at the Belly Up Tavern in San Diego. Awful lights but using a Nikon D700 and some good prime lenses I got some really nice shots. For the full gallery go HERE. Share...

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Check out DPExerience

My third concert post just went live over at Digital Photo Experience. This one is all about picking the focus thats right for you and the music. You can check it out HERE. My first two posts dealing with manual shooting mode and spot metering mode are HERE and HERE....

Nikon Updates D3x, D3, D700 & D300s firmware

Nikon has posted firmware updates for the  D3X, D3, D700 & D300S DSLRs. The latest firmware allows all four cameras to use the new 64GB CompactFlash cards. Other changes are as follows: D3x When some memory cards were inserted in the camera, “CHA” was displayed in...
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