Trying out a new lens: the Nikkor AF-S 24-70 f/2.8

Trying out a new lens in preparation for a friend’s wedding at the end of the month.  Lovin’ it so far.  A couple test shots of the kids to make sure it works. Don’t forget, my “Adobe Lightroom Traveling Roadshow” is coming to Anaheim on Saturday, February 28.  Only a few spots left.  Click HERE Read more about Trying out a new lens: the Nikkor AF-S 24-70 f/2.8[…]

Combining Light Modifiers: Beauty Dish and Ringlight

Not long ago, David Hobby of The Strobist had several posts singing the praises of ringlight flash as on-axis fill.  Interesting, to be sure, but I didn’t think too much about it since I didn’t have a ringlight.  Since then, I’ve built a ringlight modifier for my SB-800 speedlights based on a design by David Read more about Combining Light Modifiers: Beauty Dish and Ringlight[…]

New Beauty Dish Adapter for SB-800 Speedlight

I’m a big fan of light modifiers for my SB-800 Speedlights.  I’ve built a number of DIY modifiers including grids, ringlights, and beauty dishes, to name a few. I recently came across a very professional-looking beauty dish modifier tutorial by  Tom Seibert at of “Light and Pixels.” It’s made from a bamboo salad bowl (large diameter, and Read more about New Beauty Dish Adapter for SB-800 Speedlight[…]

Haverstick’s Adobe Lightroom Traveling Roadshow Comes to Anaheim, CA: Saturday, February 28, 2009

The first of my Adobe Lightroom Traveling Roadshow seminars is coming to Anaheim, CA on Saturday, February 28, 2009. It’s an opportunity to spend a day immersed in the program that will change the way you do image management and post-processing. The day starts at 9:00 AM, and wraps at 4:00 PM. The agenda includes: Read more about Haverstick’s Adobe Lightroom Traveling Roadshow Comes to Anaheim, CA: Saturday, February 28, 2009[…]

Daniel and Michael – United States Marine Corps Aviators

[clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”495e9a2b5b44cf2d” width=”432″ height=”260″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] Hi Friends, In the summer of 2007, I had an opportunity to photograph Daniel and Michael: twin brothers who had just graduated from Annapolis Naval Academy. They were home for a few weeks before heading off to flight school in Pensacola. As they’ll tell you if you ask, Read more about Daniel and Michael – United States Marine Corps Aviators[…]