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A photo and lighting place! Here I'll post some stuff I've shot in the process of learning.

Since my move to Fujifilm equipment, I now shoot with two Fuji X-E2s.
(until the X-PRO2 comes along, anyway)

* Fujinon XF18-55 f/2.8-4.0 R (SHARP across the range!)
* Fujinon XF55-200 f/3.5-4.8 R (Uber SHARP across the range!)
* Fujinon XF10-24 f/3.5-4.8 R (SHARP across the range!)


Flash stuff:
* 6 Nikon SB-25/26/28s (old, manual, reliable, nice),
* 6 ancient Sunpak 611 hammerhead flashes (really old, manual, reliable, nice) with big SLA battery packs for studio, tabletop macro and portraits
. (GN=168 = lotsa light for a $50 flash).
* (6) Pocket Wizard and (6) Yongnuo RF-603 radio flash triggers

And
tons of stands, umbrellas, soft-boxes, brolly boxes, mounts, hot & cold shoes (and some lukewarm), cords, pocket wizard triggers, reflectors, scrims, backdrops, adapters, snoots, grids, batteries , chargers, bags & cases, gewgaws, gimcracks, whatchamacallits, doohickeys, thingamajigs, whatnots, widgets, et cetera.

I love to shoot out on the street, but the technical aspects of photography/lighting are fascinating - and sometimes vexing. I am fortunate to shoot with motivated and inquisitive photographers.


I am available for portraits, senior photos & product photography.

Commercially printed copies (up to 24" x 30" of most photos seen here are available on high quality paper for framing.

12 June 2015

Windy City train trip

Sherry wanted to ride the train, so..........

Sherry's Roadtrip 5

Sherry's Roadtrip 10

Sears Tower 9 bw

Life Ring

Chicago River

Chicago Chinatown 10

Of course, the camera lens tended to wander on me....

Union Station Great Hall 7

Chicago Chinatown 9 bw

124 Bus 2

Union Station Great Hall 4 bw

Priority seating bw

Fire thing 1 bw

Chicago Chinatown 11

Waiting for the train 2 bw

Some other matters.
Sharing 3 bw

_Dove 7

02 June 2015

Yet more from the street

Playing in traffic
 Playing in traffic 10

Quick smoke
Quick smoke 41 bw

Amongst the sidewalk  junk
Amongst thesidewalk  junk bw

ByStander
Bystander 34

Tuned in
Tuned-in 22 bw

Talking past one another
Talking past one another 47 bw

Parting ways
Parting ways bw

Great suit
Great suit 2 bw

Goth-ic
Goth-ic bw

16 May 2015

Some more from the street

Enduring...
Enduring bw

Raven Wolf - AGAIN!
Raven Wolf 2015 111 bw

Raven Wolf 2015 112

Dressed for success 1
Dressed for success 2015-11

Dressed for success 2
Dressed for success 2015-12

Some tree
Some kinda tree 3


Mr. Nair - 5 years on - meeting the Fujinon 55-200; this is a great lens!

In 2010, this fellow was walking down the street with an umbrella - so I shot a quick pic. He was here to bring his daughter from India to start college. Yesterday, 5 years later, I was doing my street-shooter stuff and he walked up and said "my family loves that picture you took of me."

Today, his daughter is graduating at THE University of Missouri and he came to celebrate. This time, I put him up against the wall and shot him again! Sometimes, people get angry when I takes their picture, and it's easy to forget that others may treasure these photos for what they are - reminders of their existence.

2010

Brolly guy 22-2010 BW done

2015

Brolly guy 22-2015  done

Brolly guy 23-2015  done

07 May 2015

Street-o-Rama

Some more from around here...


Biker Cop
Rolling beat 3 bw

Don't look back
Don't look back 3 bw

Waiting it out
Waiting it out 13 bw

Fujinon 55-200 (how's your kit lens?)
Fujinon 55-200 (how's your kit lens?) Busker: Armand APR15-4 bw

Al Fresca
Al Fresca 41 bw

Flowers
Some tree 22

Junk in the sky
Junk in the sky 312

Selling-Earth-Day
Selling Earth-day 2015 2

Reverse diabetes - 2 weeks 2 bw

Sgt. Rodney Griffin funeral
Sgt. Rodney Griffin - Setting out the flags 5

Gerew
Gerew 9 bw

Talk to the thumb
Talk to the thumb

Dressed for success
Dressed for success 42 bw

Give us this day
Give us this day 31 bw

My garden
The little tractor that could

Al Fresca
Al Fresca 2015 20

Rest
Rest 22 bw