Photography in Paradise

peeking from behind the sensor

TRAVEL TO SAN FRANCISCO

TRAVEL TO SAN FRANCISCO

I drove up to San Francisco to see Huey Lewis and Joe Cocker bands and met with them back stage. Great concert. More on that later. The drive up was fun. I avoided the traffic jam on 5 north but taking Hwy 33 that is parallel to 5. The souther end of the road is...
UNDERWATER PHOTO CLASS

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...
THE NEW PHASEONE IQ180 UNDERWATER

THE NEW PHASEONE IQ180 UNDERWATER

The new Nauticam housing for the PhaseOne IQ180, an 80 mega pixel camera, arrived and we photographed it in the studio yesterday. It is going out to Michael Muller the famous photographer who has a 12 episode underwater TV show to make over the next year. He will be...
SCANNING OLD COLOR NEGS

SCANNING OLD COLOR NEGS

It is editing old files time again. this time I am scanning old color negatives. I’m using the Canon 1DSMK2 on a bellows unit with a 1:1 Rodenstock 75mm process lens. This way they are RAW files and fast to process. I can scan about 100 image per hour. In post...
FANTASTIC CLOUDS

FANTASTIC CLOUDS

This morning at the beach was great with some very unusual clouds coming out of the south. The pelican formations were continuous flybys against a cloud textured sky. One person was rather optimistic about the wind picking up enough so he could wind surf on the sand...
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