I helped Johnson Yang with his underwater pool photography on Saturday in Los Angeles. The air temp was 108F degrees so the 89 degree pool seemed cool. I supplied a Nexus 5D and 5DMK2 housing with 20mm lenses. Also used the Nauticam 7D with a Tokina 10-17mm lens. Two Ikelite 160 strobes and one Sea & Sea 120 strobe were in use. Johnson built a unique transom to hold a black black cloth background. Because of the construction of the pool his design worked well. We did some 8 frames per second shots with the 7D and had the Ikelite strobe keeping up with the camera. It fills up the CF card quickly. It was a fun day but really hot even in the shade. Anything left in the sun was too hot to pick up with bare hands. The models did’t complain about the heat and were a lot of fun to work with.
UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY 2018
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I am doing it again, the third year in the pool photographing models, children, and other stuff. It started in 2916 with soldiers like Hai Nguyen, learning how to photograph underwater, then a wedding photographer, Ciprian Pacurar...
OneEyeland Winning images
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I have been fortunate to have seven BxW images in the OneEyeland Black&White Photographers 2018 Photo Contest in categories covering Fashion, Abstract, Portrait, Landscapes and Fine Art.
Three of them are Bronze winners and the rest...
BEHIND THE STORM
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March 4th, 2018. Just after the storm passed over the Sierra Nevada mountains Mike Uriell and I departed San Diego at 1 am in the rain to get to the Alabama Hills in Owens Valley and arrive for the sunrise...
2018 WINTER WAVES
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After a Summer and Fall with very small waves to no surf at all, a few winter storms have pushed into the central and southern coast of California. The low tides have been fun to explore the reefs but the...