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Just plain ethereal

Just plain ethereal

This is what happens when I start working on something before I have a clear idea in my head (which I generally don’t like doing). I’ve never been…
This is the world that I know

This is the world that I know

This is how I view the world. Not to say that every sunset is an explosion of red and gold, but that there is beauty all around us…
Good morning Columbus

Good morning Columbus

Yeah, I guess that’s technically where I was. Last weekend was camping with the boys out near Fayettville and Columbus, TX. A friend of a friend of a…
One way out

One way out – Replacing my DX ultra-wide

It was a sad day when I parted with my Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8, which had become one of my favorite lenses over the last few years. Purchased originally…
Twilight Over the Camel's Back

Twilight Over the Camel’s Back

I had a lot of fun shooting in and around the JW Marriott Camelback Inn while I was in Scottsdale awhile back. I got this shot after a…
Zeikos ZE-NBGD600 Battery Power Grip for Nikon D600

Zeikos Battery Grip for Nikon D600 Review

My battery grip just arrived for the new Nikon D600 (my initial review of it can be found here) and I feel like I can breathe again! The…
Oooooooh, shiny...

The unboxing! Nikon D600 review…

So here it is at last, the unboxing and early review of Nikon’s newest model and most affordable full frame camera, the D600. Serving as a bridge between…
Shine on, winter sun

“Shine on, winter sun” receives top honors at BMA Lantern Awards

It was a great night, indeed, as the Business Marketing Association of Houston celebrated their 25th Annual Lantern Awards on Thursday, November 29. Brian C. Parks and Mike…
Camelback at Dusk

Camelback at Dusk

First off, let me say that I am not a hiker. That being said, I will occasionally break out the sneakers and walk a trail or two. Luckily,…
Remember the Alamo

Remember the Alamo?

Every time I visit San Antonio and have the opportunity to, I always make a point to visit the Alamo. Aside from the remains of the structure itself,…
It's Friday, I'm Outta Here!

It’s Friday, I’m Outta Here!

Okay, maybe not really. But my alter ego is! He’s taking off into the waning Barcelona sun on a pretty sweet ride.
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Wednesdays, Take It Or Leave It?

Wednesday has always held a special place in my heart as the one day out of the week that I can never decide if I like or hate….
JR Mugshot

More Ring Flash Goodness

By popular demand (read: one or two requests), here are a few more shots using our DIY ring flash set up from last weekend. A lot more tweaking…
Cut Out That Racket

DIY Ringflash Project

This weekend I dove into a DIY project with the help of my partner in crime, Max McDonald from mondayshift. After reading David Tejada’s excellent (not to mention…
Happy Friday From the Cave

Happy Friday From the Cave

Here’s to a happy Friday for everybody! Took this shot yesterday while I was messing around in the garage trying to simulate a concert spotlight look. Basically I…
Grace & Beauty

Grace & Beauty

This shot was an outtake while I was still setting up my lights (I didn’t even wait to get a full smile from my beautiful model!), but I…
Goofing Off (As Usual)

Goofing Off (As Usual)

To continue indulging my habit of posting ridiculous pictures of myself, here’s one from a recent lighting test in my garage. Using the on-camera flash to remotely trigger…

Raiders of the Lost… Munitions Box?

So I’ve got this box. I love this box. Bought it at an antique store in… I don’t remember, but it turns out that it’s an old munitions…
I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed...

I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed…

Tracking a moving object to create motion blur of the background is really something I’d never really tried out before, so it was great to finally have the…
Ah, the Smell of Irrigation in the Morning...

Ah, the Smell of Irrigation in the Morning…

The road to Odessa was an interesting one. Though the forecast called for a mildly overcast day, I encountered a lot of strange weather–rain, horror movie levels of…