Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Monday, July 21, 2008


From a summer photo shoot, here are a few of Malissa. It was hot and humid, but Malissa was a good sport. We got some great shots. Here are a few...

Saturday, July 19, 2008

7-man film crew

Just spent a few days at the parents. They had a seven-man film crew filming more for the new reality TV show called "The Split". It's a reality show based on the World Championship Blackjack Series. It's something my parents enjoy, they can do together, doesn't cost much, and they meet new friends each time they go. Anyway, it was quite hectic at my parents with the film crew, lights & cameras, etc.

The above image was taken when my mother was talking about her porcelain dolls. (She makes porcelain dolls -

Sunday, July 13, 2008

The Automobile

I have a passion with photographing cars. If you or someone you know would like a great photograph of their car, please contact me. Here are some recent images. Enjoy!

Friday, July 11, 2008

July 4th

I finally reviewed my July 4th images from The Peabody in Little Rock. Here's my favorite from that group...

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Pros and Cons of Geotagging images

There's a lot of talk about geotagging, more specifically to landscape and nature photographers. For the Nikon owners, there are already some great GPS devices that auto-tag via the 10-pin port, and there are other devices which are more 'standalone' and sync-up via USB or Bluetooth.

Standalone devices:
My favorite pick here is the PhotoTrackr product line. The Pro version allows you to sync the Geotags to RAW or JPG images. You can also display a "trip route playback", which is cool. What I like about the standalone concept is that it doesn't use the 10-pin connector (in-case you want to use a remote release, etc), etc, and it has it's own battery source. This is convenient even when you're not taking photographs.

Nikon options:
Each of these units connect directly via the 10-pin connector and can either be attached to a camera strap or on the hot shoe.
If you want something that automatically geocodes your images as you take them, the DP-GPS N2 seems like a good choice. What's nice about this product is that you have the option for it to use it's own battery supply or the camera's. Another similar choice is the di-GPS Pro. Do your research and decide which features you like best.

The trick to remember is to always sync the timestamp between your camera's clock and the GPS device, so the matching and geotag overlays can be automated with software.

This is a good article on the Pros and Cons of Geotagging, including the topics of:

  • How to Geotag images

  • Is it worth it?

  • auto-geotagging and GPS devices

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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

the Lyrebird

Check out this Lyrebird video.....
Amazing! The first few minutes isn't that impressive....but keep gets much better! Impressive mocking of the camera shutter and motor drives.