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ConnetiCon Craziness and Camera Control

Over the weekend I drove down to Connecticut with my friend, Matt, and crashed ConnetiCon. I ran around all day capturing images and working myself to dehydration. I just now got a chance to start perusing the images to make … Continue reading

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Cosplay: N7 Armor Project – Day #2

I finally got the pattern printed out and sized in a way that feels about right on paper. This is all a bit trial and error, but I think that this should work. I cut out all the patterns and traced … Continue reading

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A Logo or Four

I had a quick project that a couple of friends of mine and I got started earlier this week. We’re still in the planning and prep phase, but it’s basically an alternate reality world building exercise for the fun of … Continue reading

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Steampunk World’s Fair 2014

Last weekend was the Steampunk World’s Fair in Piscataway, New Jersey. I had a blast wandering around the booths and listening to the various panels or musicians. I had attended several years ago and spent the weekend taking photos of the … Continue reading

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Product Photography Lighting Tests

I haven’t really shot any product photography, but it’s something I need to do more for the business in the future, and I need to practice it more. This shot is the first thing I photographed after taking and online … Continue reading

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Magic Lantern Cropmarks

I use Magic Lantern Firmware on my Canon cameras. It’s not an absolute must-have for photography, but it does add some fun features that I enjoy using. One of those features is the custom cropmark overlays. Below is a link … Continue reading

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Quick Tip #12-13, 15: Learning to Count

When working on projects it’s always a good rule of thumb to go back to your project and cross-check it for errors or unnecessary details before finalizing or finishing. This will help avoid frustration from missed steps. I’m not now … Continue reading

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Quick Tip #18 – Lost time

One of the most exciting stages of the creative process is what I call “lost time”. If you’ve ever gotten into “the zone” or were “on a roll” you know what I’m talking about. “Lost time” for me is a … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World and You’re Doing What?

I have gotten the time lately to catch up on a couple current TV shows while I’m working on other projects here. Last night, for instance, I had the British show “Survivors” playing in the background while I was staining … Continue reading

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