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Photography in Paradise | peeking from behind the sensor

Photography in Paradise

peeking from behind the sensor

The Lightning Rod - Photography by Lee Peterson

MORNING STORM

I woke up to thunder and lightening this morning around 6am. Jumping out of bed I dressed quickly and grabbed the car keys and headed to Torrey Pines beach where

Ocean Beach Pier 4AM

4AM LOW TIDE ADVENTURE

For two mornings I awoke early to get the lowest tides of the month and photograph the Scripps Pier in La Jolla and the Ocean Beach Pier in Ocean Beach. The first trip to Scripps Pier my…

Salton Sea

QUICK TRIP TO SALTON SEA

I went to the Salton Sea this morning with Mike Uriell and Charlotte Cannor and the timing was great. Arrived just as the sun was coming up. It was cold, about 37 degrees but warmed up quickly to…

BIG SOUTH SWELL

Checking out the large south swell from the South Pacific that has given us some big surf. I went to La Jolla this morning at Big Rock where the south swell was hitting the reef from a tangent angle. Only a few of the many surfers were actually getting into the...

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WINE AND ART IN OCTOBER

Gearing up for the art show at Cougar Winery in Temecula. It will be the weekend of the 8th to the 10 of October. Wine tasting, beer sampling, and cheese while mingling with the artists and making new friends. The Italian wines will be a big hit and you can learn...

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JOHNSON YANG’S POOL SHOOT

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...

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UNDERWATER PHOTO CLASS

Al Bruton and I had our annual underwater photo class in his pool for the SAMP members. We brought in a lot of equipment for the students. We had the PhaseOne camera with the P65+ digital back and the 28mm lens in the Nauticam NA645DF housing. The 60 mega pixel...

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WINE TASTING

T have been finishing up the photo session for Cougar wines. UMMMMM good stuff. More to come in October after harvest.

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IT IS WARMER

The National Snow and Ice Data Center Supporting Cryospheric Research Since 1976?449 UCB  University of Colorado  Boulder, CO 80309-0449 This is like watching a collision in slow motion. Last month, Arctic sea ice extent was the lowest ever recorded for any July in...

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PARALLEL DIMENSION

While I was diving the the Philippines I saw this blue basket starfish and its dimensions and patterns struck an inspirational cord with me. I had been reading Michio Kaku's book on Parallel Worlds that is a journey into higher dimensions and the string theory seemed...

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THINGS AROUND THE YARD

Today I was able to take an hour off from yard work to photograph a few things that are growing here. I used the available light and placed them on a black cloth and photographed them with the Canon 5DMK2 and the 100mm macro lens. To get a better depth of focus on...

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REDONE VIDEO SHOOT

Today's video shoot in the studio used to high performance 4K RedOne video cameras operated by 5K Ninjas group. The Red One has over 5 times the resolution of an HD video camera, the RED ONE has earned its rightful place as the successor to 35mm film acquisition....

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COVER PHOTO BY MICHAEL MULLER

The august issue of Outside Magazine features Josh Mohr underwater taken by Michael Muller using our Profoto underwater flash units and the Nauticam NA-645 underwater housing for the Phase One camera and the new IQ-180 80 mega pixel digital back. The shot was taken in...

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GATES VIDEO LIGHTS

Gates has finished their new underwater video lights, the VL24 and VL-8 that are the new LED light output. These have two power setting and th ability to attach 82mm color correction filters to them. The VL-24 has a maximum light out put of 6000 lumens in an even...

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PHILIPPINE DIVING

Spent 15 days in the Philippines diving and posted the 5 books covering the dives on www.peterson.jalbum,net Check them out.

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